Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun depiction

4 senses of depiction

Sense 1
word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation -- (a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters")
       => description, verbal description -- (a statement that represents something in words)

Sense 2
depicting, depiction, portraying, portrayal -- (a representation by picture or portraiture)
       => representational process -- (any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else)

Sense 3
delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing -- (a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects)
       => drawing -- (a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures")

Sense 4
depiction, delineation, portrayal -- (representation by drawing or painting etc)
       => pictorial representation, picturing -- (visual representation as by photography or painting)

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