Simple past tense and past participle of describe. (verb)
Examples of word described
Sometimes spelled “chowchow,” some linked its name to nineteenth-century Chinese railway workers, for whom the term described a condiment of orange peel and ginger in heavy syrup.
The man replied that the term described the company's growth strategy for 2006 - to fund all loans.
Accusing someone of "plagiarizing" off the Internet, at least under the circumstances herein described, is tantamount to accusing a writer of cheating by using reference books in a library.
James added: With Punk IPA the panel decided that the phrase 'this is an aggressive beer' on the label described a flavour characteristic of the product and the phrase when read in context, clearly referred to the taste of the product.
The clinic administered the drug by what the label described as the "preferred" method -- "deep intramuscular injection."
In World War II, the word described suicidal pilots who dived their planes into enemy ships.
The phrase described one technique for physically searching a crime scene for clues, in which the CS officer covers the floor or ground in one direction, back and forth, like mowing a lawn, then turns perpendicular and covers the same ground again.