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describe

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈskraɪb/
to say or write what someone or something is like
描述,描写,描绘
Could you describe your attacker?
你能描述一下袭击者的样子吗?
He described the painting in detail.
他详细地描述了那幅油画的内容。
[+ question word] Let me describe (to you) how it happened.
让我来(给你)讲讲事情的经过吧。
She described Gary as shy.
她说加利很害羞。
Defining and explaining
formal If you describe a shape, you draw it or move in a direction that follows the line of it
画;画出…图形
He used compasses to describe a circle.
他用圆规画圆。
Bending, twisting and curvingPainting, drawing and printing
(Definition of describe from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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