简明英汉词典

describe
[dis5kraib]
vt.
描写, 记述, 形容, 形容
v.
描述

美国传统词典[双解]

describe
de.scribe
AHD:[d1-skrob“]
D.J.[di6skraib]
K.K.[d!6skra!b]
v.tr.(及物动词)
de.scribedde.scrib.ingde.scribes

(1)

To give an account of in speech or writing.
描述:口头或书面描述

(2)

To convey an idea or impression of; characterize:
描述,刻画:表达想法或感受;刻画:
She described her childhood as a time of wonder and discovery.
她将她的少年时代描绘成一个充满幻想和发现的时期

(3)

To represent pictorially; depict:
描绘:用画描述;用画表示:
Goya's etchings describe the horrors of war in grotesque detail.
戈雅的版画用诡异的风格描绘了战争的恐怖

(4)

To trace the form or outline of:
沿着…画:
describe a circle with a compass.
用圆规画一个圆

语源

(1)

Middle English describen
中古英语 describen

(2)

from Latin d?obere} [to write down]
源自 拉丁语 d?obere} [写下]

(3)

d?- [de-]
d?- [前缀,表“否定,相反”]

(4)

scroe [to write] * see skrobh-
scroe [写] *参见 skrobh-

继承用法

describable
adj.(形容词)

describer
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

describenarratereciterecountrehearserelatereport

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to tell the facts, details, or particulars of something verbally or in writing”:
这些动词共有的中心意思是“口头或书面述说事实、细节或特殊之处”:
described the accident;
描述这场事故;
narrated their experiences in the Far East;
述说他们在远东的经历;
an explorer reciting her adventures;
叙说其冒险经历的探险者;
a mercenary recounting his exploits;
关于他的剥削的唯利是图的描述;
parents rehearsing the dangers the children faced;
父母们详述了孩子们面临的危险;
related the day's events;
详述白天的事;
came back and reported what she had seen.
回来汇报其所见

现代英汉词典

describe
[dI5skraIb]
vt.
described, describing

(1)

描述;描绘
I will describe you.
我来把你描述一番。

(2)

作图;画
It is easy to describe a circle if you have a pair of compasses.
如果有圆规,很容易画一个圆。

(3)

(与as连用)把…说成是
to describe him as a liar
说他是个撒谎的人

现代英汉综合大辞典

describe
[dis5kraib]
vt.

(1)

记述, 叙述, 描写, 形容

(2)

制(图), 画(图), 画轮廓

(3)

(行星等)周转, 运行
describe a circle
画一个圆
Words cannot describe the beauty of the scene.
语言难以描述出这景色的幽美。
Hedescribed himself as a doctor.
他自称是医生。

习惯用语

describesb. as
把某人说成是(称作)

用法词典

describe
de- =down + scribe 写 = 写得详尽

英文相关词典

describe
characterize    define    depict    paint    picture    portray    represent    tell    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

describe
叙述

美国传统词典

describe
de.scribe
AHD:[d1-skrob“]
D.J.[di6skraib]
K.K.[d!6skra!b]
v.tr.
de.scribed, de.scrib.ing, de.scribes

(1)

To give an account of in speech or writing.

(2)

To convey an idea or impression of; characterize:
She described her childhood as a time of wonder and discovery.

(3)

To represent pictorially; depict:
Goya's etchings describe the horrors of war in grotesque detail.

(4)

To trace the form or outline of:
describe a circle with a compass.

语源

(1)

Middle English describen

(2)

from Latin d?obere} [to write down]

(3)

d?- [de-]

(4)

scroe [to write] * see skrobh-

继承用法

describable
adj.

describer
n.

参考词汇

(1)

describe, narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to tell the facts, details, or particulars of something verbally or in writing”:
described the accident;
narrated their experiences in the Far East;
an explorer reciting her adventures;
a mercenary recounting his exploits;
parents rehearsing the dangers the children faced;
related the day's events;
came back and reported what she had seen.

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describe
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describe
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describe
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describe
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记述,描述作图

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describe
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describe
vt.叙述(作图,作...运动)

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describe
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