Describe (synonyms, similar words, thesaurus)

Describe something/someone in a particular way

Describe

To say someone or something is a particular kind of person or thing

She is described by her friends as generous and honest.

Call

To describe someone or something in a particular way

His classmates call him a liar.

Picture

To describe someone or something in a particular way

He is pictured as a serious and difficult person.

Present

To show or describe something or someone in a particular way

In his speech, he presented himself as a family man.

Depict

To describe someone or something in words or with a picture

In her speech, she depicted her father as a tyrant.

Characterize

To describe the qualities of someone or something in a particular way

He characterizes himself as middle class.

 

Describe someone / something unfairly

Represent

To describe someone or something in a particular way, especially in a way that is not fair

I represent myself as an expert, but I know nothing.

Label

To describe someone or something in a particular way, especially unfairly or incorrectly

Many of my teachers have labeled me a troublemaker.

Portray

To show or describe someone or something in a particular way, especially when this does not give an accurate impression of what they are really like

She portrayed herself as the victim at the trial.

Paint

To describe someone or something in a particular way, especially in a way that causes people to believe something untrue

The area is not as bad as it is painted.

 

Shout (synonyms, similar words, thesaurus)

Shout

When you need help

Call

To say something loudly, especially in order to attract someone’s attention

I thought I heard someone calling.

Cry out (something)

To shout or say something loudly, especially when you need help or are in trouble

Someone just cried out my name.

Shout

To say something loudly

To speak loudly and angrily to someone

I heard someone shouting for help.

 

Shout in a deep voice

Bellow

To shout loudly in a deep voice, especially because you are angry

SW: Yell

The sergeant bellowed orders to his troops.

Yell

To shout or say something very loudly because you are angry, afraid, excited, or in pain

I yelled at them to stop.

Roar

To shout something loudly in a deep voice

The crowd in the stadium roared with delight.

 

Shout in a high voice

Scream

To shout something in a very loud, high voice because of strong emotions such as fear, excitement, or anger

I screamed at him to go away.

Shriek

To give a high loud shout, especially because you are frightened, angry, excited, or in pain

SW: Scream

Screech

To shout loudly in a high unpleasant voice because you are angry, frightened, or excited

SW: shriek, scream

I screeched at my son to take off his muddy shoes and pants.

 

In a sudden way

Exclaim

To say something suddenly and loudly, especially because of pain or strong emotions such as surprise, fear, anger, pleasure, etc.

 

She exclaimed in horror when she saw the men in black masks.

Burst out (Speech)

To suddenly say something loudly with strong feeling

‘I don’t believe it!’ he burst out angrily.

Blurt out something

To say something suddenly, and without thinking of the results, usually because you are nervous or excited

 

I blurted out the remark without thinking.

 

More Words

Raise your voice

To speak loudly to someone because you are angry

My boss always raises his voice to me.

Bawl

To shout loudly because you are angry or unhappy

My son was bawling in the back of the car.

Cheer

To give a loud shout of happiness, approval, or encouragement

The audience clapped and cheered when he got up on the stage.