verb (used with object), de·scribed, de·scrib·ing.
Origin of describe
Synonyms for describe
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Historical Examples of describable
Of course, the scenery is indescribable—no scenery is describable.Freaks on the Fells
I quote them because of their effect in lashing Beresford to a passion only describable as insane.Sonia Married
The cowboys had on Tam O'Shanter caps and wore not describable togs.An American Hobo in Europe
The great revelations of nature's majesty are not describable.The Alps
Nor is the One describable in terms of volition or activity.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy
W. T. Stace
Word Origin for describe
early 13c., descriven, from Old French descrivre, descrire (13c.), from Latin describere "to write down, copy; sketch, represent" (see description). Reconstructed with Latin spelling 16c. Related: Describable; described, describes, describing.