Depict - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈpɪkt|  American pronunciation of the word depict
Brit.  |dɪˈpɪkt|  British pronunciation of the word depict
- show in, or as in, a picture (syn: picture, render, show)
This scene depicts country life
- give a description of (syn: describe, draw)
- make a portrait of (syn: limn, portray)


The wall was painted with a large mural depicting famous scenes from American history.

Several of the architect's most famous buildings will soon be depicted on postage stamps.

The photograph depicts the two brothers standing in front of a store.

Angels are usually depicted with wings.

In the drawing, the magic cap was depicted as a soft, black hat.

The movie depicts the life of early settlers.

I like the way she depicts the characters in her novels.

The artist depicted him strolling through a garden.

They depicted the situation to us in great detail.

He was depicted as a traitor.

This scene depicts country life

Word forms

I/you/we/they: depict
he/she/it: depicts
present participle: depicting
past tense: depicted
past participle: depicted
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