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

3 senses of description

Sense 1
description, verbal description -- (a statement that represents something in words)
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 2
description -- (the act of describing something)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 3
description -- (sort or variety; "every description of book was there")
       => kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

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