Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Depict \De*pict"\ (d[-e]*p[i^]kt"), p. p. [L. depictus, p. p. of
depingere to depict; de- + pingere to paint. See Paint, and
cf. Depaint, p. p.]
Depict \De*pict"\ (d[-e]*p[i^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Depicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Depicting.]
To form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture; to paint; to portray.
His arms are fairly depicted in his chamber.
To represent in words; to describe vividly.
C[ae]sar's gout was then depicted in energetic language.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
(context obsolete English) Depicted. v
To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
Usage examples of "depict".
Round its border were to be depicted the eleven alcaides defeated in the battle.
Viracocha, the white and bearded Andean deity, Quetzalcoatl was depicted as having brought to Mexico all the skills and sciences necessary to create a civilized life, thus ushering in a golden age.
These portolanos or sailing charts are of great interest to the Australasian student, not only because they depict for the first time the Molucca Islands, but also because Java, Bali, Lomboc and Sumbawa are set down on them as distinct and separate islands, whereas on a class of maps a little later in date, on which the Australian Continent is represented, some of those islands are indicated as forming part of the northern shores of Australia.
The striking images contrasted bizarrely with the softly depicted roses on her bedcover, but Georgie liked that kind of difference.
They were covered with ancient dingy murals, depicting Buddahs, Chinese demons, and dragons.
I was shown a captured scroll, upon which the tomb of the Ghazi--he who has killed an infidel--is depicted in heaven, no fewer than seven degrees above the Caaba itself.
It depicted the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV barefoot in the snow at Canossa, but with one foot on the neck of Pope Gregory the Great, who lay prone, his tiara knocked off, his face ignominiously buried in a snowdrift.
Two souvenir cards showed the Waterholm Winter Festival, one depicted the Wis Waterfall, a wedding keepsake portrayed a bride and groom, and so on.
It is called La Carreta, and depicts an early settler on a horse beside a two-wheeled pioneer cart with one big wheel sunk in the mud plumb down to the axle pulled by one bull and seven steers or oxen all yoked together, and with a spare ox tied on behind.
It depicted a cartoony Sun wearing a big smile, a sombrero and dark glasses.
He was depicted by the satirical cartoonist Cruikshank as sitting on a fat cushion amidst the splendid chinoiserie of one of his many saloons, holding court while fawning courtiers, all in kimonos, bowed to him.
One courtroom sports a cycloramic mural that depicts the settling of Santa Teresa by the early Spanish missionaries.
That is why the Dayaks, apart from the murders they commit when actuated by their conception of justice, are depicted, by all those who know them, as a most sympathetic people.
All depicting structured deals that juggled around assets-power plants, cash, whatever-so Enron could present its prettiest financial face to the world.
The songs and love poems I composed, in which I declared my soul and transcribed its sentiments, depicted its burning desires, prolonged its memories, and re-created its yearnings!