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Synonyms for depiction

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation(noun)

    a graphic or vivid verbal description

    "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"

    Synonyms:
    personation, portrayal, flick, portraying, mental picture, film, moving picture, depicting, impression, limning, characterization, picture, motion-picture show, video, ikon, movie, scene, delineation, characterisation, word-painting, pic, line drawing, exposure, image, photo, motion picture, pictorial matter, photograph, icon, enactment, painting, word picture, moving-picture show, picture show

  2. depicting, depiction, portraying, portrayal(noun)

    a representation by picture or portraiture

    Synonyms:
    line drawing, characterization, depicting, portraiture, characterisation, limning, portrait, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portraying, portrayal, enactment, picture, personation

  3. delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing(noun)

    a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects

    Synonyms:
    characterization, line drawing, characterisation, depicting, word-painting, limning, word picture, delineation, portrayal, portraying, picture

  4. depiction, delineation, portrayal(noun)

    representation by drawing or painting etc

    Synonyms:
    line drawing, characterization, depicting, portraiture, characterisation, limning, portrait, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portraying, portrayal, enactment, picture, personation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. depiction(n)

    Synonyms:
    portrayal, delineation, description, picture

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "depiction":

    representation, description, portrayal, portrait

How to pronounce depiction?

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How to say depiction in sign language?

  1. depiction

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How to use depiction in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Your mind is your spirit; do not seek any other hidden soul inside you! All is in the brain! The depiction of a spirit rising to the sky is no more real than a medieval Scandinavian fairytales!

  2. Jonathan Karl:

    The WHCA is horrified by a video reportedly shown over the weekend at a political conference organized by the president's supporters, all Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the president's political opponents.

  3. Natalee Holloway:

    I am proud of the work and depiction of the show, and even though it was n’t the outcome we had all hoped for, I am glad the world was able to get an inside look of what any father would do if there was even the slightest chance of finding his missing child.

  4. Eric Garcetti:

    I don’t think that ‘Night at the Museum’ was an accurate depiction of what happens when the lights go down at the Museum of Natural History, but it still could get people excited about history, i hope ‘San Andreas’ will be a good popcorn thriller that awakens people about the importance of getting prepared for the big quake that is long overdue to happen.

  5. Bill Miller:

    This theory accepts that the Darwinism that is fundamentally based on entire organisms in competition with each other is incomplete, the real narrative that really counts is unseen to our eyes. You have two moose locking horns over a female. It seems like that is the full depiction of the story of evolution, right there. It’s really just a side show. The real narrative is immunology, the cellular dynamics within the organisms, the collaborative relationships between all of our cells. These cells have their own cognitive capacity, with the linkages and partnerships between microbes.


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