portraying

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a representation by picture or portraiture
present participle of portray
portray
Hence, figuratively, to describe in words; to convey
portray
To paint or draw the likeness of

I will portray a king on horseback.

portray
{v} to paint, draw, adorn with pictures
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represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
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When an actor or actress portrays someone, he or she plays that person in a play or film. In 1975 he portrayed the king in a Los Angeles revival of `Camelot'. the busty and rumbustious Mrs Hall, excellently portrayed by Toni Palmer
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portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person" make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba" represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting
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represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting
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{f} describe, depict; paint, draw; personify, act as (in a play or movie)
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If a film, book, or television programme portrays someone in a certain way, it represents them in that way. She says the programme portrayed her as a `lady of easy virtue'. complaints about the way women are portrayed in adverts
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When a writer or artist portrays something, he or she writes a description or produces a painting of it. this northern novelist, who accurately portrays provincial domestic life. the landscape as portrayed by painters such as Claude and Poussin. = depict
portray
Hence, figuratively, to describe in words
portray
make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
portray
To paint or draw the likeness of; as, to portray a king on horseback
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assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"
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To adorn with pictures
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portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"
portraying

    Türkische aussprache

    pôrtreyîng

    Aussprache

    /pôrˈtrāəɴɢ/ /pɔːrˈtreɪɪŋ/

    Etymologie

    [ pOr-'trA, por-, p&r- ] (transitive verb.) 14th century. Middle English portraien, from Middle French portraire, from Latin protrahere to draw forth, reveal, expose; more at PROTRACT.

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