Depict and Picture


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Depict verb – To give a representation or account of in words.
Usage example: this letter from an eyewitness depicts the battle in greater detail than any other account

Picture is a synonym for depict in illustrate topic. In some cases you can use "Picture" instead the word "Depict" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like art, show, describe, explain by example. popular alternative
Nearby Words: depiction, depictive, depicting
Synonyms for Depict


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Picture verb – To present a picture of.
Usage example: the famous painting that pictures the Founding Fathers signing the Declaration of Independence

Depict is a synonym for picture in art topic. You can use "Depict" instead a verb "Picture", if it concerns topics such as show, represent, paint, explain by example. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pictured, picturing
Synonyms for Picture

Common collocations

person depict person picture person
character depict character picture character
woman depict woman picture woman
people depict people picture people
Other nouns: god, place, scene, way, characters, eyes, scenes, girls.

Both words in one sentence

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