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Saturday, 6 July 2013

oxford dictionary

OXFORD DICTIONARY
                            
                     

                     
Defination of description

noun

  • 1a spoken or written account of a person, object, or event:people who had seen him were able to give a description
  •  [mass noun] the action of giving a spoken or written account:the emphasis was placed on explanation rather than description
  • 2a type or class of  PEOPLE or things:it is laughably easy to buy drugs of all descriptions

Phrases



beyond description

to a great and astonishing extent:his face was swollen beyond description


defy description

be so unusual or remarkable as to be impossible to describe:the sheer scale of the Requiem defies description