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Definition of Depict

Depict

  1. Depicted.
  2. Depicted.
  3. To form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture; to paint; to portray.
  4. To represent in words; to describe vividly.

Depict Quotations

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
William Ralph Inge

Sex is a doorway to something so powerful and mystical, but movies usually depict it in a completely flat way.
David Lynch

The British are the last national group who can be insulted by Hollywood without any comeback. These days if you depict Italians as gangsters, Saudis as terrorists or Mexicans as violent drug dealers you'll never hear the end of it. But as still the largest - and possibly the richest - ethnic group in the States, the British just have to take it.
Simon Hoggart

There can be many reasons to travel, but wandering into the world for no particular reason is a sublime madness, which in all its whimsy and pointlessness may depict the story of life - and indeed could be a useful model to keep in mind, seeing as so much of life's ambition comes unstuck or leads to nothing much at all.
Michael Leunig

The pharmaceutical industry likes to depict itself as a research-based industry, as the source of innovative drugs. Nothing could be further from the truth. This is their incredible PR and their nerve.
Marcia Angell
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Depict Translations

depict in Afrikaans is uitbeeld
depict in Dutch is uitbeelden, verbeelden, afbeelden
depict in German is schildern, darstellen
depict in Norwegian is skildre, avbilde
depict in Portuguese is descreva
depict in Spanish is pintar
depict in Swedish is skildra
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