Synonyms for detail

Synonyms for (noun) detail

Synonyms: point, detail, item

Definition: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

Usage: several of the details are similar; a point of information

Similar words: fact

Definition: a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred

Usage: first you must collect all the facts of the case


Synonyms: detail

Definition: extended treatment of particulars

Usage: the essay contained too much detail

Similar words: discourse, discussion, treatment

Definition: an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

Usage: the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic; his treatment of the race question is badly biased


Synonyms: detail

Definition: a crew of workers selected for a particular task

Usage: a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees

Similar words: crew, gang, work party

Definition: an organized group of workmen


Synonyms: contingent, detail

Definition: a temporary military unit

Usage: the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent

Similar words: military force, military group, military unit, force

Definition: a unit that is part of some military service

Usage: he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men


Synonyms: particular, item, detail

Definition: a small part that can be considered separately from the whole

Usage: it was perfect in all details

Similar words: part, portion, constituent, component, component part

Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it

Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Synonyms for (verb) detail

Synonyms: detail

Definition: assign to a specific task

Usage: The ambulances were detailed to the fire station

Similar words: assign, set apart, specify

Definition: select something or someone for a specific purpose

Usage: The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise


Synonyms: detail

Definition: provide details for

Similar words: lucubrate, dilate, elaborate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out

Definition: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

Usage: She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation