1. give a description of
2. to give an account or representation of in words
- Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
3. make a mark or lines on a surface
4. identify as in botany or biology, for example
Definition categories: cognition
Sentences with describe as a verb:
- The feeling is difficult to describe, but not unpleasant.
- The geographer describes countries and cities.
- to describe a circle by the compasses;
- The function describes a very complex surface.
- The fungus was first described by a botanist.