What does detail mean?

detail in AZ Dictionary

(n) An individual part or item; a particular. See Synonyms at item.
(n) Particulars considered separately plus in reference to a complete: attention to detail.
(n) a or an inconsequential product or aspect; a minutia: skipped the facts to make it to the primary point.
(v) To report or relate minutely or in particulars.
(v) to call or state explicitly: detailed the fees against the defendant.
(v) To Produce with artistic or decorative information: detail by detail the quilt with colorful appliqué.
(i) at length With attention to particulars; completely or meticulously: explained the woman proposal in more detail.
(v) to describe in more detail
(v) (United States (?)) to completely clean carefully (particularly a motor vehicle)
(v) (military) to designate to a specific task
To divide or trigger; especially, setting apart for a specific solution; appoint to a separate responsibility: mainly in army usage: because, to detail a corporal's guard for exhaustion responsibility or as an escort; to detail an officer.
To link, report, or narrate in particulars; recite the particulars of; particularize; inform completely and distinctly: as, to detail all of the details in because of order.
To give details or particulars about one thing.

detail in Community Dictionary

to wash the inside and exterior of a vehicle right down to the very last speck of dirt. by RandyReport definition
To customize a car by the addition of custom paint trims, decals, illustrations, tinted house windows, etc. by AureliaReport definition

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  • Synonym for "detail"
    • recital, recital, narration, narration, narrative
  • Verb Forms for "detail"
    • detailed, detailing, details, details
  • Phrases for "detail"
    • key-hole detail, draw-dropping detail, excruciating detail, graphic detail, excruciating detail
  • Rhyme for "detail"
    • Bayle, Bayle, Braille, Braille, Dail
  • Hypernym for "detail"
    • discussion, treatment, discourse, assign, set apart
  • Cross Reference for "detail"
    • details of a plan, details of a plan, in detail, in detail, detail paper
  • Form for "detail"
    • detailing, detailing
  • Same Context for "detail"
    • description, description, form, form, history
  • Variant for "detail"
    • larger details, larger details
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