Definition of in detail in English:

in detail

phrase

  • As regards every feature or aspect; fully.

    ‘we will have to examine the proposals in detail’
    • ‘Can't say it was too exciting, but they did talk in detail about several aspects of the shooting.’
    • ‘This was one of the first features to be studied in detail by sociolinguists.’
    • ‘In the middle set of four studies, the reader is able to explore certain aspects of play in detail.’
    • ‘He added that governors and senior staff were due to discuss the proposals in detail on Thursday.’
    • ‘Such a proposal however was not examined in detail in the presentations put to the panel, and so was not ranked.’
    • ‘The guide covers benefits in detail and provides contact details for relevant agencies.’
    • ‘The criteria for sample selection and the methods are reported in detail elsewhere.’
    • ‘We don't shy from the warts but the truth is that this is not the best forum for examining a man's life in detail.’
    • ‘This panel hints at some of the unusual features of this case so we'll look at it in detail later.’
    • ‘I do not propose to examine the pleadings in detail, but I think that this is a valid criticism.’
    thoroughly, in depth, exhaustively, from top to bottom, minutely, closely, point by point, item by item, blow by blow, meticulously, rigorously, scrupulously, assiduously, conscientiously, painstakingly, methodically, carefully, sedulously, completely, comprehensively, fully, to the fullest extent, intensively, extensively
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