verb (used with object)
- depew, chauncey mitchell,
Origin of depict
Examples from the Web for depict
On the opposite end of the spectrum are two other standout works, which depict Mary as a loving, nurturing mother.
The resultant pop culture is as morbid and contagious as the epidemics they depict.Ebola Rages in West Africa, Reigniting Humanity’s Oldest Fear: The Plague|Scott Bixby|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a reward for her attempt to depict the consequences of online commenters, Gwyneth Paltrow has become their latest victim.Gwyneth Was Right: America Turned Communication Into a Weaponized Battlefield|James Poulos|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The show tried to depict consensual sex between Jaime and Cersei Lannister—but messed up big time.Why We Should Pretend the ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Scene Never Happened|Andrew Romano|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These photos, which were shared by residents and local news outlets on Twitter, depict the chaos.Atlanta Is Frozen: See Photos of the Commute from Hell|Brian Ries|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His insight enabled him to depict a psychological development where I had seen but a material friendship.The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna
That poor daughter of an old royalist had some reason to depict human nature as bad in man and in woman.Their Majesties' Servants (Volume 1 of 3)|John Doran
What sane man, reading 'The Faerie Queene,' could think that it purported to depict actual scenes or incidents?The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
No portrait of Mormonism will prove to be a true likeness which does not depict its twofold features, its iniquity and its thrift.Due West|Maturin Murray Ballou
They are all of them “careers on slippery ground,” with the same punishments as Hogarth delighted to depict.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Word Origin for depict
early 15c., from Latin depictus, past participle of depingere "to portray, paint, sketch; describe, imagine," from de- "down" (see de-) + pingere "to paint" (see paint (v.)). Related: Depicted; depicting.