Definition of "described" []

  • To give an account or representation of in words (verb)
  • To pronounce or label (verb)
  • To draw a line or figure, such as a circle (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of describe. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "described" in a sentence
  • "Sometimes spelled “chowchow,” some linked its name to nineteenth-century Chinese railway workers, for whom the term described a condiment of orange peel and ginger in heavy syrup."
  • "The man replied that the term described the company's growth strategy for 2006 - to fund all loans."
  • "Accusing someone of "plagiarizing" off the Internet, at least under the circumstances herein described, is tantamount to accusing a writer of cheating by using reference books in a library."