verb (used with object)
- depew, chauncey mitchell,
Origin of depict
Examples from the Web for depicted
The petroleum industry has depicted fracking as a few antiseptic drills dug on peaceful farmland.
Paris as depicted by contemporary photography appears… lackluster.
In it, the firebrand Republican senator from Texas is depicted as a kid-friendly “passionate fighter for limited government.”Ted Cruz saves America in This Right-Wing Coloring Book|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In The Theory of Everything, the “master of the universe” is depicted as a gentle man and loving—albeit conflicted—husband.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mystics are often depicted as being one with nature and having a strong relationship with animals.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These pictures, Mills said, were painted by the chiefs themselves, and depicted the life history and exploits of each warrior.Boy Scouts in Glacier Park|Walter Prichard Eaton
The love of Lancelot for Argemone is depicted both in the artistic and in the philanthropic light.The Silent Isle|Arthur Christopher Benson
But the worst are the ones where the Indians are depicted as brutal savages with no redeeming virtues.Pushbutton War|Joseph P. Martino
The silence was unbroken except for a slight shuffling of feet, but the dire disappointment was depicted on every face.An Unoficial Patriot|Helen Gardener
Scenes in General Grant's career are depicted with sculpture on the plane and relieved surfaces in alto rilievo.The Greater Republic|Charles Morris
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.