Meaning of DESCRIPTION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ di-ˈskrip-shən ]


Etymology: Middle English descripcioun, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin description-, descriptio, from describere

Date: 14th century


a. : an act of describing ; specifically : discourse intended to give a mental image of something experienced

b. : a descriptive statement or account

2. : kind or character especially as determined by salient features

opposed to any tax of so radical a description

Synonyms: see type

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.