limn definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To describe.
    • To depict by painting or drawing. See Synonyms at express.
    • to-draw or paint; specifically, to represent in an artistic way with pencil or brush.
    • To visualize in words; to spell it out in graphic terms.
    • To illumine, as books or parchments, with decorative figures, letters, or boundaries.
  • verb:
    • To draw or color; delineate.
    • to explain.
    • To illuminate, as a manuscript.
    • make a portrait of
    • trace the design of
  • others:
    • To portray by painting or drawing; depict; delineate; for this reason, to explain clearly or minutely.
    • To practise design or painting, especially in water-colors.

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