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de·scrip·tion

description

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skrIp shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of using words to tell others what something is or was like.
His description of the fire made us cry.
similar words:
relation, report
definition 2: a spoken or written account of something.
Her description of her first day at school is very funny.
synonyms:
account, depiction, portrait
similar words:
record, relation, story, tale
definition 3: kind; sort; variety.
The fair offered foods of every description.
synonyms:
category, kind, sort, type, variety
similar words:
denomination
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