de‧scrip‧tion S2 W2 [uncountable and countable]
a piece of writing or speech that gives details about what someone or something is like:
Berlin sounds fascinating from your description.
The writer began with a description of the area.
The police have issued a detailed description of the missing woman.
an accurate description of the event
I checked my job description.
give/provide etc a description
The booklet gives a brief description of each place.
Your insurance company will need a full description of the stolen property.
The guide gives a general description of the island.
fit/match/answer a description (=be like the person or thing described)
He matches the description of the attacker.
to be too good, bad, big etc to be described easily:
The death and destruction were beyond description.
3 also of all descriptions
people or things of every type, some type etc:
People of all descriptions came to see the show.