- depictionsN-VARA depiction of something is a picture or a written description of it.
The lecture will trace the depiction of horses from earliest times to the present day.
...the depiction of socialists as Utopian dreamers.Syn:
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Depiction — is meaning conveyed through pictures. Basically, a picture maps an object to a two dimensional scheme or picture plane. Pictures are made with various materials and techniques, such as painting, drawing, or prints (including photography and… … Wikipedia
depiction — 1680s, from Fr. depiction, from L.L. depictionem (nom. depictio) painting, description, from L. depictus (see DEPICT (Cf. depict)) … Etymology dictionary
Depiction — De*pic tion, n. [L. depictio.] A painting or depicting; a representation. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
depiction — index brief, caricature, delineation, description, design (construction plan), illustration, narration, recital … Law dictionary
depiction — [n] description, rendering delineation, drawing, illustration, image, likeness, outline, picture, portraiture, portrayal, presentment, representation, sketch; concepts 259,268 … New thesaurus
depiction — UK [dɪˈpɪkʃ(ə)n] / US [dɪˈpɪkʃən] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms depiction : singular depiction plural depictions a description of something using words or pictures graphic depictions of war … English dictionary
depiction — depict ► VERB 1) represent by a drawing, painting, or other art form. 2) portray in words. DERIVATIVES depiction noun. ORIGIN Latin depingere, from pingere to paint … English terms dictionary
depiction — noun see depict … New Collegiate Dictionary
depiction — See depict. * * * … Universalium
depiction — noun a) a lifelike image of something, either verbal or visual b) a drawing or painting See Also: depict … Wiktionary