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tr.v. de·pict·ed, de·pict·ing, de·picts
1. To represent in a picture or sculpture: Each page's border has designs that depict forest animals.
2. To represent in words; describe: stories that depict life on the frontier.
[Middle English depicten, from Latin dēpingere, dēpict- : dē-, de- + pingere, to picture; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||depiction - a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"|
epithet - descriptive word or phrase
|2.||depiction - a representation by picture or portraiture|
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
mirror - a faithful depiction or reflection; "the best mirror is an old friend"
|3.||depiction - a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects|
animalization - a depiction in the form of an animal
drawing - a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
|4.||depiction - representation by drawing or painting etc|
portraiture - the activity of making portraits
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1. picture, drawing, image, outline, illustration, sketch, likeness, delineation The vase has a depiction of a man playing a lyre.
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(= portrayal) (in picture) → représentation f
(= representation) (in words) → description f
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