1. [ verb ] give a description of
Synonyms: draw depict

"He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

Related terms: set_forth represent sketch represent delineate word_picture
2. [ verb ] to give an account or representation of in words
Synonyms: report account

: "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental."

Related terms: inform report report explanation
3. [ verb ] make a mark or lines on a surface
Synonyms: draw trace outline delineate line

"draw a line" "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

Related terms: mark write construct circumscribe circumscribe inscribe draw draw line tracing drawing outline tracing depiction tracer
4. [ verb ] as in botany or biology, for example
Synonyms: identify name key distinguish key_out discover
Related terms: name identity classify
Similar spelling:   described