1. [ verb ] show in, or as in, a picture
Synonyms: show picture render

"This scene depicts country life" "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"

Related terms: represent illustrate map art picture picture pictorial_representation depicting
2. [ verb ] give a description of
Synonyms: describe draw

"He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

Related terms: set_forth represent sketch represent delineate word_picture
3. [ verb ] make a portrait of
Synonyms: portray limn

: "showing society what it looked like..portraying..its ugliness and its beauties.."

Related terms: represent art painting portrait depicting portraitist
Similar spelling:   depicted