Definition of Detail

  • (n.) A minute portion; one of the small parts; a particular; an item; -- used chiefly in the plural; as, the details of a scheme or transaction.
  • (n.) A narrative which relates minute points; an account which dwells on particulars.
  • (n.) The selection for a particular service of a person or a body of men; hence, the person or the body of men so selected.
  • (n.) To relate in particulars; to particularize; to report minutely and distinctly; to enumerate; to specify; as, he detailed all the facts in due order.
  • (n.) To tell off or appoint for a particular service, as an officer, a troop, or a squadron.

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