from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Characterized by abundant use of detail or thoroughness of treatment.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Related in particulars; minutely recited: as, a detailed account.
  • Exact; minute; particular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Developed or executed with care and in minute detail.
  • adjective Containing details; containing subordinate parts as well as more general discussion; -- of a discourse. Opposite of sketchy, general, vague.
  • adjective having fine or intricate added decoration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of detail.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective developed or executed with care and in minute detail


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