Synonyms of description in English:

description


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noun

1‘Darwin's description of the theory of sexual selection’

SYNONYMS
account, explanation, elucidation, illustration, representation, interpretation
chronicle, report, narration, narrative, story, recounting, rendition, relation, commentary, version, portrayal, portrait, word picture, evocation
details

2‘I object to your description of them as ‘paper-shufflers’’

SYNONYMS
designation, styling, calling, labelling, naming, dubbing, pronouncement
characterization, classification, classing, categorization, branding
portrayal, depiction, hailing, painting

3‘the roads were jammed with vehicles of every description’

SYNONYMS
sort, variety, kind, style, type, category, order, breed, species, class, designation, specification, genre, genus, brand, make, character, ilk, kidney, grain, stamp, mould
North American stripe