verb (used with object), de·scribed, de·scrib·ing.
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In 1998, she co-wrote a law review article, titled “Catholic Judges in Capital Cases,” that described the tensions.Supreme Court continues capital punishment trend with Barrett on the bench|Robert Barnes|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
She described the recent wave of mergers as “marriages of weakness,” not strength.Ezra Klein leaves Vox, the website he founded, for New York Times, in a digital media A-list exodus|Paul Farhi, Sarah Ellison|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
As we described it back in 2017, “The company’s app lets people find out who, nearby, is already heading out to a restaurant that they like, then tack on an order of their own.”Walmart is buying JoyRun assets to add ‘peer-to-peer’ product delivery|Brian Heater|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
In climate science, vulnerability generally describes the likelihood that a country will experience negative impacts from storms and other extreme weather events.Natural disasters are increasing. The world’s poorest are left to fend for themselves.|Jariel Arvin|November 20, 2020|Vox
A high school teacher in Arlington gave students a question that asked them to insert the name of a chemical element to fill out a sentence describing how George Floyd died beneath the knee of a Minneapolis police officer in May.Virginia chemistry teacher asked students to insert ‘neon . . . neck’ to describe how George Floyd died|Hannah Natanson|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Her style, much like her diminutive nickname, is best described as “Hamptons twee”—preppy and peppy.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The “doctorate” Duke claims is from an anti-Semitic Ukranian “diploma mill” as described by the State Department.
Spencer, 27, is variously described as a writer and a stand-up comic.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The training, at least as described by the U.S. military, is incredibly basic.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
What they would have said to the £150,000 spent on the present building can be better imagined than described.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
By what word is the relation between “pendulum” and “a smile and tear” described?Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
They told us of their visit to the Great Eastern, what a gigantic ship it was, what a marvel, and described its every feature.