describo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From + scrībō (write).

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present active dēscrībō, present infinitive dēscrībere, perfect active dēscrīpsī, supine dēscrīptum

  1. I copy off or transcribe something from the original, write down, write out.
  2. I describe in painting or writing, draw, draw out, sketch off.
  3. (figuratively) I represent, delineate, describe.
  4. (figuratively) I mark off, establish, define, divide or distribute into parts.

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References[edit]

  • describo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

describo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of describir.