Definition of in detail in US English:

in detail


  • As regards every feature or aspect; fully.

    ‘we will have to examine the proposals in detail’
    • ‘The guide covers benefits in detail and provides contact details for relevant agencies.’
    • ‘In the middle set of four studies, the reader is able to explore certain aspects of play in detail.’
    • ‘Such a proposal however was not examined in detail in the presentations put to the panel, and so was not ranked.’
    • ‘This panel hints at some of the unusual features of this case so we'll look at it in detail later.’
    • ‘Can't say it was too exciting, but they did talk in detail about several aspects of the shooting.’
    • ‘I do not propose to examine the pleadings in detail, but I think that this is a valid criticism.’
    • ‘This was one of the first features to be studied in detail by sociolinguists.’
    • ‘The criteria for sample selection and the methods are reported in detail elsewhere.’
    • ‘We don't shy from the warts but the truth is that this is not the best forum for examining a man's life in detail.’
    • ‘He added that governors and senior staff were due to discuss the proposals in detail on Thursday.’
    thoroughly, in depth, exhaustively, from top to bottom, minutely, closely, point by point, item by item, blow by blow, meticulously, rigorously, scrupulously, assiduously, conscientiously, painstakingly, methodically, carefully, sedulously, completely, comprehensively, fully, to the fullest extent, intensively, extensively
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