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Synonyms of described

Verb


1. describe, depict, draw, set forth, expound, exposit

usage: give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

2. report, describe, account, inform

usage: to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"

3. trace, draw, line, describe, delineate, mark

usage: make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

4. identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name

usage: identify as in botany or biology, for example

Adjective


1. described, delineated (vs. undelineated), represented, delineate

usage: represented in words especially with sharpness and detail; "the vividly described wars"

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