- 1detail something to give a list of facts or all the available information about something The brochure details all the hotels in the area and their facilities. order soldier
- 2[often passive] detail somebody (to do something) to give an official order to someone, especially a soldier, to do a particular task Several of the men were detailed to form a search party. clean car
- 3 NAmE//ˈditeɪl//detail something to clean a car extremely thoroughly He got work for a while detailing cars.
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NAmE//dɪˈteɪl//, NAmE//ˈditeɪl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they detail
,he / she / it details
,past simple detailed
,-ing form detailing