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synonyms for describes

  • call
  • characterize
  • chronicle
  • construe
  • define
  • depict
  • detail
  • express
  • illustrate
  • interpret
  • label
  • name
  • outline
  • portray
  • recount
  • report
  • represent
  • specify
  • tell
  • term
  • communicate
  • delineate
  • distinguish
  • draw
  • elucidate
  • epitomize
  • exemplify
  • explicate
  • expound
  • illuminate
  • image
  • impart
  • limn
  • narrate
  • paint
  • particularize
  • picture
  • recite
  • rehearse
  • relate
  • sketch
  • state
  • trace
  • transmit
  • convey image
  • make apparent
  • make clear
  • make sense of
  • make vivid
  • mark out
  • write up
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antonyms for describes

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  • conceal
  • confuse
  • distort
  • hide
  • ignore
  • listen
  • misunderstand
  • suppress
  • cloud
  • complicate
  • keep
  • mystify
  • obscure
  • take
  • misrepresent
  • mix up
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How to use describes in a sentence

Be Bry in his History of Brazil describes its use and also some interesting particulars concerning the plant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
This work describes the fops and men of fashion of its time, and shows how popular the custom of tobacco taking had become.
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This phrase describes the locating of the college, and is therefore a relation by Concurrence.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
We find these figures in “Chance,”‌ which by Concurrence describes the risk they ran.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Barillet describes the growing of the common jasmine near Constantinople.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Ben Jonson loved the 'durne weed,' and describes its every accident with the gusto of a connoisseur.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He describes ladders of ropes, with wooden steps, and iron hooks to grip the wall top.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Lamarck describes this shell from a specimen found by Peron.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
An architect by profession, Kashkin describes him as a very gifted amateur.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Jerome also describes their appearance at the same period in words which are almost equally applicable to-day.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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