|1.||a statement or account that describes; representation in words|
|2.||the act, process, or technique of describing|
|3.||sort, kind, or variety: reptiles of every description|
|4.||geometry the act of drawing a line or figure, such as an arc|
|5.||philosophy a noun phrase containing a predicate that may replace a name as the subject of a sentence|
see beggar description.