Synonyms of detail in English:

detail


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noun

1‘he had made a replica of the uniform, correct in every detail’

SYNONYMS
particular, feature, characteristic, respect, ingredient, attribute, item, specific, fact, piece of information, point, factor, element, circumstance, consideration, aspect, facet, side, part, unit, component, constituent, member, accessory
ANTONYMS

outline, overview

2‘never mind—that's just a detail’

SYNONYMS
unimportant point, insignificant item, trivial fact, nicety, subtlety
triviality, technicality, minor detail, petty detail, mere detail, matter of no importance, thing of no importance, matter of no consequence, thing of no consequence, trifle, fine point, incidental, non-essential, inessential, nothing
trivia, minutiae
informal deets
ANTONYMS

salient point

3‘some clubs maintain their records with a considerable degree of detail’

SYNONYMS
precision, exactness, accuracy, rigour, strictness, thoroughness, carefulness, scrupulousness, meticulousness, particularity

4‘the sergeant major was inspecting a guard detail’

SYNONYMS
unit, detachment, squad, troop, contingent, outfit, task force, crew, patrol, section, formation

5‘I didn't often get the toilet detail’

SYNONYMS
task, job, duty, chore, charge, labour, piece of work, piece of business, assignment, function, commission, secondment, mission, engagement, occupation, undertaking, exercise, business, office, responsibility, errand

verb

1‘the report details a series of objections to the plan’

SYNONYMS
present, describe, set out, set forth, draw up, delineate, frame
explain, expound, relate, give an account of, recount, narrate, recite, rehearse, catalogue, list, spell out, point out, itemize, enumerate, tabulate, particularize
identify, specify, define, state, declare, announce, cite, quote, instance, mention, name, designate, be specific about
rare individuate
ANTONYMS

outline

2‘troops were detailed to prevent the feared rescue attempt’

SYNONYMS
assign, allocate, appoint, delegate, commission, ordain, charge, send, post, nominate, vote, elect, adopt, co-opt, select, choose

Phrases

    in detail

    ‘this assumption will be examined in detail in Chapter 3’


    SYNONYMS
    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