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Synonyms for detail

Synonyms for detail

an individually considered portion of a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

a small, often specialized element of a whole

a unit of troops on special assignment


to make specific

Synonyms for detail

an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

a small part that can be considered separately from the whole

extended treatment of particulars

a crew of workers selected for a particular task

Related Words

assign to a specific task

References in classic literature ?
M'ganwazam will rear him carefully, making a good cannibal of him, and if you ever chance to return to civilization it will doubtless afford you much food for thought as you compare the luxuries and comforts of your life with the details of the life your son is living in the village of the Waganwazam.
Von Horn had explained its mechanism to her in detail, and on one occasion had allowed her to operate it on the voyage from Singapore.
Similarly the story of the Argonauts appears from the fragments (37-42) to have been told in some detail.
When looking down from the highest crest of the Cordillera, the mind, undisturbed by minute details, was filled with the stupendous dimensions of the surrounding masses.
And it is absolutely unnecessary, because if I am right in my surmises, whether ambassador or hall porter it's a mere detail.
All the customs, all the laws, all the details, pertaining to the student duel are quaint and naive.
In either case, the EXECUTION of the business, which alone requires the knowledge of local details, must be devolved upon discreet persons in the character of commissioners or assessors, elected by the people or appointed by the government for the purpose.
These are exactly the details I asked for," said the king.
It occurred to me that a work of this kind might comprise a variety of those curious details, so interesting to me, illustrative of the fur trade; of its remote and adventurous enterprises, and of the various people, and tribes, and castes, and characters, civilized and savage, affected by its operations.
My friend was in excellent spirits over the success which had attended a succession of difficult and important cases, so that I was able to induce him to discuss the details of the Baskerville mystery.
Here we discussed the details of our expedition until long after dark.
Ferguson had long been engaged upon the details of his expedition.
If he could but learn the details of this plan, thought De Vac: the point of landing of the foreign troops; their numbers; the first point of attack.
Well," said he, "I have done enough to demonstrate the correctness of my details.
Under these conditions, as regards the visibility of the details of the disc, the travelers were farther from the moon than are the inhabitants of earth with their powerful telescopes.