- an appointment or assignment, as of a small group or an officer, for a special task.
- the party or person so selected: the kitchen detail.
- a particular assignment of duty.
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for detail
Origin of detail
OTHER WORDS FROM detailpre·de·tail, verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for detail
The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their solidified friendship is one of the most touching details of the premiere, but it also puts Branson in a tricky predicament.
During two years in Iranian custody, Abdolhamid provided crucial details of how Jundullah operated.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
News clips, sound bites, and planning details were shared on those platforms.
The families announced along with it that they had entered a “phase of silence” surrounding the details of the new deal.
The reader is referred to larger works upon urinalysis for details.
Not only have its fundamental principles been fully vindicated but in most details the working of the measure has been successful.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
She gave details of the singular mood that had come upon her with the arrival of Tony, but Tom hardly heard her.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The two-thirds objective should be used as a finder, while the one-sixth is reserved for examining details.
I never trouble my head about details; it is enough, the man is a political refugee, and his object concealment.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
British Dictionary definitions for detail
- the act of assigning personnel for a specific duty, esp a fatigue
- the personnel selected
- the duty or assignment
Word Origin for detail
Idioms and Phrases with detail
see in detail.