Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb detail

2 senses of detail

Sense 1
detail -- (provide details for)
       => elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate -- (add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation")

Sense 2
detail -- (assign to a specific task; "The ambulances were detailed to the fire station")
       => assign, specify, set apart -- (select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise")

Antonyms of adj detailed

1 sense of detailed

Sense 1
detailed, elaborate, elaborated -- (developed or executed with care and in minute detail; "a detailed plan"; "the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan; "the carefully elaborated theme")

INDIRECT (VIA careful) -> careless -- (marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark")

Similarity of adj detailed

1 sense of detailed

Sense 1
detailed, elaborate, elaborated -- (developed or executed with care and in minute detail; "a detailed plan"; "the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan; "the carefully elaborated theme")
       => careful (vs. careless) -- (exercising caution or showing care or attention; "they were careful when crossing the busy street"; "be careful to keep her shoes clean"; "did very careful research"; "careful art restorers"; "careful of the rights of others"; "careful about one's behavior")

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