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1. description

noun. ['dɪˈskrɪpʃən'] a statement that represents something in words.

Synonyms

  • job description
  • picture
  • verbal description
  • word-painting
  • depiction
  • characterization
  • characterisation
  • spec
  • delineation
  • specification
  • word picture

Antonyms

  • diminution
  • disagreement
  • agreement
  • convict

Etymology

  • descriptio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Description

  • nonprescription
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  • subscription
  • proscription
  • prescription
  • conscription
  • inscription
  • encryption
  • conniption
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How do you spell description? Is it discription ?

A common misspelling of description is discription

Example sentences of the word description


1. Noun, singular or mass
It will also provide a description of the problem and a method of monitoring it in operation for verification.

Quotes containing the word description


1. Ok. You fuck me, then snub me. You love me, you hate me. You show me a sensitive side, then you turn into a total asshole. Is this a pretty accurate description of our relationship.
- Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

2. Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

3. Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

2. description

noun. ['dɪˈskrɪpʃən'] sort or variety.

Synonyms

  • sort
  • kind
  • form

Antonyms

  • truth
  • overstatement
  • con
  • pro

Etymology

  • descriptio (Latin)

3. description

noun. ['dɪˈskrɪpʃən'] the act of describing something.

Synonyms

  • vignette
  • speech act
  • detailing
  • particularisation
  • characterization
  • characterisation
  • sketch
  • label

Antonyms

  • qualify
  • disqualify
  • detach
  • type

Etymology

  • descriptio (Latin)
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