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Definition of "description" []

  • The act, process, or technique of describing. (noun)
  • A statement or an account describing something: published a description of the journey; gave a vivid description of the game. (noun)
  • A pictorial representation: Monet's ethereal descriptions of haystacks and water lilies. (noun)
  • A kind or sort: cars of every size and description. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "description" in a sentence
  • "The description of the plague follows, but it follows only _as a description_."
  • "It is power unlimited placed in the hands of _an adverse_ description _because it is an adverse description_."
  • "[description] = @description WHERE [FAQID] = @FAQID"