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depict

[dih-pikt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to represent by or as if by painting; portray; delineate.
2.
to represent or characterize in words; describe.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin dēpictus (past participle of dēpingere), equivalent to dē- de- + pic- past participle stem of pingere to paint + -tus past participle suffix

depicter, depictor, noun
depiction, noun
depictive, adjective
undepicted, adjective
well-depicted, adjective


1. reproduce, draw, paint, limn. 1, 2. Depict, portray, sketch imply a representation of an object or scene by colors or lines, or by words. Depict emphasizes vividness of detail: to depict the confusion of departure. Portray emphasizes faithful representation: We could not portray the anguish of the exiles. Sketch suggests the drawing of the outlines of the most prominent features or details, often in a preparatory way: to sketch the plans for a community development.
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depict (dɪˈpɪkt)
 
vb
1.  to represent by or as by drawing, sculpture, painting, etc; delineate; portray
2.  to represent in words; describe
 
[C17: from Latin dēpingere, from pingere to paint]
 
de'picter
 
n
 
de'pictor
 
n
 
de'piction
 
n
 
de'pictive
 
adj

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depict
c.1430, from L. depictus, pp. of depigere, from de- "down" + pingere "to paint" (see paint).
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