(v.) = depict ; describe ; give + an account of ; give + a portrait of ; profile ; render ; portray ; characterise [characterize, -USA] ; paint + a picture ; chronicle ; give + a picture ; picture ; detail ; illustrate. Ex: Trial procedures aiming to increase service recognition and service usage, and the evaluation thereof, are then depicted. Ex: Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work, and document with a central theme. Ex: This article gives some background information on markup systems and gives a brief account of the Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML). Ex: This article gives a portrait of Varde public library, due to take possession of a new main library in then central town square. Ex: He was profiled in April 1972 as the Wilson Library Bulletin front-liner. Ex: The eventuality is, admittedly, remote but it is also necessary to render the imprint statement in this amount of detail. Ex: Hardy had a tragic vision of life and that indeed is what the novels portray. Ex: As a consequence of the dualism of the research library and the public library different organisational schemes developed in the urban library system, which are characterised here in detail. Ex: The data paint a picture of a fragmented discipline. Ex: Their work has been chronicled by Boyd Rayward in a readable (but execrably printed) work. Ex: The 1981 census data was used as a rough guide to give a picture of the area and to compile graphs from these statistics. Ex: In most cases authors pictured incest as an assault against the innocent, but they often saw the abuser, especially the father, as a victim of himself and he is rarely punished with prison. Ex: In May 1973 a paper was sent to all universities detailing the norms for university library accommodation, whereby the accommodation entitlements were further reduced to about one in five. Ex: The presence of eggshells, faecal pellets, and silk threads in association with a mite-like animal illustrates a complex ecosystem. ---- * describir a grandes rasgos = paint + a broad picture. * describir con palabras = describe in + words. * describir con todo lujo de detalles = describe in + graphic detail. * describir de forma general = outline. * describir el ascenso a la fama de = chart + the rise of. * describir el desarrollo de = trace + the development of ; trace + the evolution of. * describir en líneas generales = outline. * describir erróneamente = mislabel. * describir las características de = characterise [characterize, -USA]. * describir una situación = depict + situation. * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description. * no hay palabras para describir = beyond words. * no hay palabras para describirlo = beyond (all) description.