Synonyms of detail


1. detail, item, point, fact

usage: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"

2. detail, particular, item, part, portion, component part, component, constituent

usage: a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"

3. detail, discussion, treatment, discourse

usage: extended treatment of particulars; "the essay contained too much detail"

4. detail, gang, crew, work party

usage: a crew of workers selected for a particular task; "a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"

5. contingent, detail, military unit, military force, military group, force

usage: a temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"


1. detail, elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate

usage: provide details for

2. detail, assign, specify, set apart

usage: assign to a specific task; "The ambulances were detailed to the fire station"

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Definition and meaning of detail (Dictionary)