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de·pict

 (dĭ-pĭkt′)
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.]

de·pic′tion n.

depict

(dɪˈpɪkt)
vb (tr)
1. (Art Terms) 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]
deˈpicter, deˈpictor n
deˈpiction n
deˈpictive adj

de•pict

(dɪˈpɪkt)

v.t.
1. to represent by or as if by painting; portray; delineate.
2. to represent or characterize in words; describe.
[1625–35; < Latin dēpictus, past participle of dēpingere=dē- de- + pingere to paint]
de•pict′er, de•pic′tor, n.
de•pic′tion, n.

depict


Past participle: depicted
Gerund: depicting

Imperative
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Present
I depict
you depict
he/she/it depicts
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Preterite
I depicted
you depicted
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Present Continuous
I am depicting
you are depicting
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Present Perfect
I have depicted
you have depicted
he/she/it has depicted
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Past Continuous
I was depicting
you were depicting
he/she/it was depicting
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Past Perfect
I had depicted
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Future
I will depict
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Future Perfect
I will have depicted
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Future Continuous
I will be depicting
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depicting
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depicting
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depicting
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Conditional
I would depict
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Past Conditional
I would have depicted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depict - show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
illustrate - depict with an illustration
map - depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
2.depict - give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
represent - describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality; "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
delineate - describe in vivid detail
exposit, set forth, expound - state; "set forth one's reasons"
adumbrate, outline, sketch - describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"
3.depict - make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"

depict

verb
1. illustrate, portray, picture, paint, outline, draw, sketch, render, reproduce, sculpt, delineate, limn a gallery of pictures depicting famous battles
2. describe, present, represent, detail, outline, sketch, characterize Children's books often depict animals as gentle creatures.

depict

verb
To present a lifelike image of:
Translations
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aprakstītzīmēt
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depict

[dɪˈpɪkt] VT (in picture) → representar, pintar; (in words) → describir

depict

[dɪˈpɪkt] vt
(in picture)représenter
(in words)dépeindre, décrire

depict

vtdarstellen; (in words also) → beschreiben

depict

[dɪˈpɪkt] vt (in picture) → rappresentare; (in words) → descrivere, dipingere

depict

(diˈpikt) verb
1. to paint, draw etc.
2. to describe. Her novel depicts the life of country people.
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