Description and Picture


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Description noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Usage example: we immediately recognized the man from our cousin's description of him

Picture is a synonym for description in depiction topic. In some cases you can use "Picture" instead a noun "Description", when it comes to topics like portrayal, writing.
Nearby Words: describe, described, descriptive, describing, descriptor
Synonyms for Description


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Picture noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Usage example: the newspaper report gives a detailed picture of the current situation in that troubled country

Description is a synonym for picture in depiction topic. Sometimes you can use "Description" instead a noun "Picture", if it concerns topics such as illustration, portrayal.
Nearby Words: pictured, picturing
Synonyms for Picture

How words are described

good good description good picture
full full description full picture
nice nice description nice picture
detailed detailed description detailed picture
Other adjectives: better, similar, perfect, complete, appropriate, current, original, accurate, small, actual, entire, real, vivid, little, main, lovely, official, above, graphic, different, realistic, unflattering.

Both words in one sentence

  • Food Porn The description and picture of the eclair he provides is so tempting that the chefs start drooling and try to grab the picture.
    Source: Food Porn
  • Good Bad Flicks needs more examples, better description and picture and more subpages.
  • Shrek: This is parodied when Lord Farquaad chooses Princess Fiona when she's clearly a princesse lointaine he has never met, only been given a picture and description by the magic mirror.
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Picture and Description. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 28, from
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Picture or Description. 2016. Accessed January 28, 2021.

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