Synonyms of detail in English:

detail


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noun

1‘he had made a replica of the uniform, correct in every detail’

SYNONYMS

particular, feature, characteristic, respect, ingredient, attribute, item, specific, fact, piece of information, point, factor, element, circumstance, consideration, aspect, facet, side, part, unit, component, constituent, member, accessory

ANTONYMS

outline, overview

2‘never mind—that's just a detail’

SYNONYMS

unimportant point, insignificant item, trivial fact, nicety, subtlety

triviality, technicality, minor detail, petty detail, mere detail, matter of no importance, thing of no importance, matter of no consequence, thing of no consequence, trifle, fine point, incidental, non-essential, inessential, nothing

trivia, minutiae

informal deets

ANTONYMS

salient point

3‘some clubs maintain their records with a considerable degree of detail’

SYNONYMS

precision, exactness, accuracy, rigour, strictness, thoroughness, carefulness, scrupulousness, meticulousness, particularity

4‘the sergeant major was inspecting a guard detail’

SYNONYMS

unit, detachment, squad, troop, contingent, outfit, task force, crew, patrol, section, formation

5‘I didn't often get the toilet detail’

SYNONYMS

task, job, duty, chore, charge, labour, piece of work, piece of business, assignment, function, commission, secondment, mission, engagement, occupation, undertaking, exercise, business, office, responsibility, errand


verb

1‘the report details a series of objections to the plan’

SYNONYMS

present, describe, set out, set forth, draw up, delineate, frame

explain, expound, relate, give an account of, recount, narrate, recite, rehearse, catalogue, list, spell out, point out, itemize, enumerate, tabulate, particularize

identify, specify, define, state, declare, announce, cite, quote, instance, mention, name, designate, be specific about

rare individuate

ANTONYMS

outline

2‘troops were detailed to prevent the feared rescue attempt’

SYNONYMS

assign, allocate, appoint, delegate, commission, ordain, charge, send, post, nominate, vote, elect, adopt, co-opt, select, choose


Phrases

    in detail

      ‘this assumption will be examined in detail in Chapter 3’

      SYNONYMS

      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