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Meaning of "descrive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DESCRIVE

descrive  [dɪˈskraɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DESCRIVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Descrive is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb descrive in English.

WHAT DOES DESCRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of descrive in the English dictionary

The first definition of descrive in the dictionary is to describe. Other definition of descrive is to write down, inscribe, transcribe. Descrive is also to descry.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DESCRIVE

PRESENT

Present
I descrive
you descrive
he/she/it descrives
we descrive
you descrive
they descrive
Present continuous
I am descriving
you are descriving
he/she/it is descriving
we are descriving
you are descriving
they are descriving
Present perfect
I have descrived
you have descrived
he/she/it has descrived
we have descrived
you have descrived
they have descrived
Present perfect continuous
I have been descriving
you have been descriving
he/she/it has been descriving
we have been descriving
you have been descriving
they have been descriving
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I descrived
you descrived
he/she/it descrived
we descrived
you descrived
they descrived
Past continuous
I was descriving
you were descriving
he/she/it was descriving
we were descriving
you were descriving
they were descriving
Past perfect
I had descrived
you had descrived
he/she/it had descrived
we had descrived
you had descrived
they had descrived
Past perfect continuous
I had been descriving
you had been descriving
he/she/it had been descriving
we had been descriving
you had been descriving
they had been descriving
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will descrive
you will descrive
he/she/it will descrive
we will descrive
you will descrive
they will descrive
Future continuous
I will be descriving
you will be descriving
he/she/it will be descriving
we will be descriving
you will be descriving
they will be descriving
Future perfect
I will have descrived
you will have descrived
he/she/it will have descrived
we will have descrived
you will have descrived
they will have descrived
Future perfect continuous
I will have been descriving
you will have been descriving
he/she/it will have been descriving
we will have been descriving
you will have been descriving
they will have been descriving
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would descrive
you would descrive
he/she/it would descrive
we would descrive
you would descrive
they would descrive
Conditional continuous
I would be descriving
you would be descriving
he/she/it would be descriving
we would be descriving
you would be descriving
they would be descriving
Conditional perfect
I would have descrive
you would have descrive
he/she/it would have descrive
we would have descrive
you would have descrive
they would have descrive
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been descriving
you would have been descriving
he/she/it would have been descriving
we would have been descriving
you would have been descriving
they would have been descriving
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you descrive
we let´s descrive
you descrive
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to descrive
Past participle
descrived
Present Participle
descriving
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DESCRIVE


all-wheel-drive
ˌɔːlwiːlˈdraɪv
arrive
əˈraɪv
deprive
dɪˈpraɪv
derive
dɪˈraɪv
drink-drive
ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv
drive
draɪv
outdrive
ˌaʊtˈdraɪv
overdrive
ˈəʊvəˌdraɪv
rive
raɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
underdrive
ˈʌndəˌdraɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DESCRIVE

descrambler
describable
describe
describer
descried
descrier
descries
description
descriptive
descriptive geometry
descriptive linguistics
descriptive metaphysics
descriptive notation
descriptive statistics
descriptively
descriptiveness
descriptivism
descriptivist
descriptor
descry

WORDS THAT END LIKE DESCRIVE

all-wheel drive
belt drive
cattle drive
CD-ROM drive
disk drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
motor drive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

Synonyms and antonyms of descrive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «descrive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DESCRIVE

Find out the translation of descrive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of descrive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «descrive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

descrive
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

descrive
570 millions of speakers

English

descrive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

descrive
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

descrive
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

descrive
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

descrive
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

descrive
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

descrive
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Descrive
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

genauer vorgestellt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

descrive
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

descrive
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Descrive
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

descrive
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

descrive
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उतरत्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

descrive
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

descriva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

descrive
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

descrive
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

descrive
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περιγράφουν τη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

descrive
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

descrive
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

descrive
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of descrive

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DESCRIVE»

The term «descrive» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.793 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DESCRIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about descrive

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DESCRIVE»

Discover the use of descrive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to descrive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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L'Italiano Si Impara in Due
Tu devi condurre la seduta e puoi iniziare chiedendo di discutere del punto A, e poi di seguito fino al punto G. Il/la paziente: A. Descrive un sentiero. B. Descrive un ramoscello che ha trovato. C. Descrive il suo comportamento quando trova un  ...
Marco Barsacchi, Vincenzo Gatto, 1993
2
Critical, historical, and philosophical contributions to the ...
La terza poetando descrive e palesa come per uno ducha si farà vendetta di tale offesa Alla terza e da sapere che la justitia di dio comporta un tempo oltragio e persecutione poi mette mano alla spada e vendica e judica e punisce cotanto ...
Henry Clark Barlow, 1864
3
Monitore Zoologico Italiano
Solo nelle Asterie ed Ofiure e negli Echni assume un grande sviluppo, formando attorno al canale della sabbia il seno assiale, nel cui interno si sviluppa la glandola omonima. Descrive il sistema delle lacune, distinguendo le formazioni emali, ...
4
A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and ...
To DESCRIVE. To describe. Let her by proofe of that which she has fylde For her own breast, this mother's joy descrive. Spens. F. Q. VI. xii. 21. A mirror make likewise of me thou maist, If thou my life, and dealings, wilt descrive. Mirr.for Mag.
Robert Nares, 1822
5
Music in Motion: Diversity and Dialogue in Europe ; Study in ...
Lance D'Souza descrive una fattiva collaborazione tra di gruppi minoritari e le istituzioni musicali tradizionali. La cit di Aarhus ha costruito un dipartimento unico sotto l'egida de] musicale cittadina: dal 1999, il World Music Center è stato 1'; ...
Bernd Clausen, Ursula Hemetek, Eva Sæther, 2009
6
The Marvel of Maps: Art, Cartography and Politics in ...
IDROGRAFIA, che descrive il mare universalmente, togliendo dalla Geografia la descrittione delli liti marittimi per vedere i confini, che il mare ha con la terra tanto nel contine(n)te, quanto, che nell'Isole, & Scogli come si vede nelle carte ...
Francesca Fiorani, 2005
7
The Unfinished Mechanics of Giuseppe Moletti: An Edition and ...
Volendo adunque Aristotele trovar la cagione di questo, ricorre al cerchio et al modo con il quale quello si descrive, et dimostra che quanto piu un ponto s' allontana dal centro nella linea che quello descrive, con tanto maggior velocita si move ...
Giuseppe Moleti, Walter Roy Laird, 2000
8
Logic and Philosophy in Italy: Some Trends and Perspectives ...
Questa congiunzione descrive una distribuzione dei predicati sugli elementi che chiameremo descrizione individuale di S(N). E(N) fornisce una descrizione completa di tutti gli elementi di S(N) dal momento che specifica per ognuno di essi il ...
Edoardo Ballo, Miriam Franchella, 2006
9
A glossary; or, Collection of words ... which have been ...
To Descrive. To describe. Let her by proofe of that which she has fylde For her own breast, this mother's joy descrive. Spens.F.Q.\l. xii.il. A mirror make likewise of me thou maist, If thou my life, and dealings, wilt descrive. Mirr.for Mag. Caraculla ...
Robert Nares, 1822
10
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A work of Universal ...
[Earlier descrive (the form describe being a reversion to the L. form), < ME. descriven, descreven (see descrive), < OF. de- scrivre, contr. descrive, F. decrire = Pr. de- scriure = Sp. describir = Pg. descrever = It. de- scviveve, < L. describeve,  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DESCRIVE»

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Isis, nuovo video dell'orrore. Plotone di bambini giustizia soldati …
Secondo quanto si descrive nel filmato, l'esecuzione sarebbe avvenuta poco dopo la conquista della città, il 21 maggio scorso. Le immagini ... «Il Tempo, Jul 15»
2
Ex-star del burlesque dimostrano che l'erotismo non ha limiti d'età …
Alla fine, “Legends” descrive una particolare stirpe di eroine americane, mentre dà a tutti noi qualcosa da ricercare nei nostri ultimi anni. Con le ... «L'Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
La competenza, sia politica
... e rappresentante della generazione post-sessantottina di pensatori radicali e rivoluzionari (uno Zizek meno ombroso), descrive il concetto di ... «Linkiesta.it, Jul 15»
4
La Germania ha accusato Russia, Cina e Iran di spionaggio
... il loro consenso o viola la segretezza di una corrispondenza. Descrive o fa riferimento a scene di violenza e crudeltà nei confronti di animali. «Sputnik Italia, Jun 15»
5
Fan Zeng - La sinfonia delle civiltà
... arte calligrafica, occasionalmente autore di poesie e prose per esprimere i suoi sentimenti, amante della storia», come si descrive lui stesso. «Artribune, Jun 15»
6
Letizia Battaglia, Koltès e i viaggi di Livia Grossi
Da Ortigia ha inviato una toccante lettera a Delbono in cui descrive l'orrore e l'insensatezza dei barconi, facendo da macabro contrappunto alla ... «La Stampa, Jun 15»
7
Una città d'arte e cultura nelle sale di Casa Bossi
«Quel verso descrive il senso delle iniziative a Casa Bossi - spiega Roberto Tognetti, presidente del comitato -, un luogo dove la città possa ... «La Stampa, Jun 15»
8
Ermanno Scervino collezione uomo primavera estate 2016: la sfilata …
La riga regimental è protagonista assoluta e descrive geometrie a contrasto. I tessuti jacquard floreali acquistano leggerezza sul denim, sulle ... «Blogosfere, Jun 15»
9
Ethnic style, fantasie tribal-chic
Veronica Etro la descrive come una capsule collection dall'eleganza destrutturata, con volumi semplici e tessuti lavati in modo da assumere ... «La Stampa, Jun 15»
10
Letture per le vacanze?
Descrive “la categoria della lontananza” e l'importanze di viaggiare da giovani (ne parlerò a Mantova Festivaletteratura in settembre). «Corriere della Sera, Jun 15»

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