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description

 
Noun description has 3 senses
  1. description, verbal description - a statement that represents something in words
    --1 is a kind of statement
    --1 has particulars:
     job description; specification, spec; word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation
  2. description - the act of describing something
    --2 is a kind of
    speech act
    --2 has particulars:
     characterization, characterisation; label; particularization, particularisation, detailing; sketch, vignette
    Derived forms: verb describe2, verb describe1
  3. description - sort or variety; "every description of book was there"
    --3 is a kind of
    kind, sort, form, variety
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