verb (used with object), de·scribed, de·scrib·ing.
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They are fathers, describing to the rest of us what I thought was a widely acknowledged reality.The NY Police Union’s Vile War with Mayor De Blasio|Michael Tomasky|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a writer, I tried mainly to stick close to the concrete particulars of the events and the performances I was describing.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At times, it reads as if he is describing the backdrop of a Hieronymus Bosch painting.
Describing by biographers as an avid writer of letters, little of his correspondence appears available to public view.
They would speak up, but in tones still soft and placid; and Spahn often overheard them describing him as a “beautiful person.”
As fresh water exerts a very deadly influence on the Medus, this seems the most appropriate place for describing its action.
It was more like what the big creatures in the world around him were in the habit of describing as an April errand.The Story of a Dewdrop|J. R. Macduff
At the same time, nurses thinking about, doing, and describing nursing know that caring has unique and particular meaning to them.Nursing as Caring|Anne Boykin
We four were chatting together, and Felix was describing in his lively way some of our adventures, when Henry of Bearn drew near.For The Admiral|W.J. Marx
I am particular in describing the place, as on a subsequent occasion, myself and the party then with me, escaped death there.