detail

Part of speech: verb

To report minutely.

Part of speech: verb

To select for special service.

Part of speech: noun

A particular or item; accessory.

Part of speech: noun

A minute narrative.

Part of speech: noun

A small detachment for some subordinate service.

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Usage examples "detail":

  1. Every detail seems to be complete; and yet we hear nothing of a library. - "The Great Book-Collectors", Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton.
  2. In short, at half- past twelve the duel was arranged in its slightest detail. - "Cosmopolis, Complete", Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. I also informed them that it would be necessary to detail more detectives to work up the case. - "The Expressman and the Detective", Allan Pinkerton.