(Latin: paint, painting; picture)
This unit of "paint" words is directly related to the pigment- family of words.
2. To characterize in words; to describe: Mildred was very interested in the way the author of the book depicts the characters in his novel.
Some people are convinced that the egocentric politician depicts himself as a know-it-all; even though he flip-flops from one position to another one.
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2. A person who represents anything in words or who presents descriptions.
2. A lifelike image of something, either verbal or visual.
3. A drawing or painting.
4. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects.
2. Etymology: from Middle English, previously from Old French, and before from Latin auripigmentum, from aurum, "gold" + pigmentum, "pigment".
2. To cover the surface of something with paint in order to decorate or to protect it.
3. To mark designs or words on a surface using paint.
4. To apply makeup to the face or lips, or polish to the nails.
5. Etymology: "implied in painting" or a "result of applying paint"; from Old French peinter, from peint, past participle of peindre, "to paint"; from Latin pingere, "to paint".
2. A person who coats walls or other surfaces with paint; especially, to paint the interiors of buildings as an occupation.
2. The field of art represented by painters.
3. The act or occupation of covering building surfaces with paint.
2. Etymologically, the "painted" or "tattooed" people.
3. An ancient people of Great Britain, from Late Latin Picti (late third century, probably a nickname given to them by Roman soldiers), usually taken as derived from picti "painted", but probably from the Celtic name of the tribe, perhaps Pehta, Peihta; literally, "the fighters". They painted and tattooed themselves, which may have suggested a Roman folk-etymology alteration of the name. The Old English name for the people was Peohtas.
2. The language of the Picts, of uncertain affiliation, known chiefly from place names and extinct by the tenth century.
2. A symbol which is a picture that represents an object or concept; such as, a picture of an envelope used to represent an e-mail message.
Pictograms are common in everyday life; such as, signs in public places or roads; whereas the term icon is specific to interfaces on computers or other electronic devices.