Delineate and Represent


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Delineate verb – To give a representation or account of in words.
Usage example: the story does a remarkable job of delineating the emotions that immigrants feel upon their arrival in a strange country

Represent is a synonym for delineate in describe topic. In some cases you can use "Represent" instead a verb "Delineate", when it comes to topics like action, draw, picture, show. popular alternative
Nearby Words: delineation, delineating, delineator
Synonyms for Delineate


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Represent verb – To present a picture of.
Usage example: a painting representing the ocean at sunrise

Delineate is a synonym for represent in depict topic. You can use "Delineate" instead a verb "Represent", if it concerns topics such as action, draw, picture, show. popular alternative
Synonyms for Represent

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character delineate character represent character
emotions delineate emotions represent emotions
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