portray

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Hence, figuratively, to describe in words; to convey
To adorn with pictures
To paint or draw the likeness of

I will portray a king on horseback.

{v} to paint, draw, adorn with pictures
{f} describe, depict; paint, draw; personify, act as (in a play or movie)
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
represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
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
represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting
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
portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"
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
Hence, figuratively, to describe in words
make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
To paint or draw the likeness of; as, to portray a king on horseback
assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"
portray oneself
seem as, act as if, create the appearance of
portrayer
Agent noun of portray; one who portrays
portrayed
represented graphically by sketch or design or lines
portrayed
Simple past and past participle of to portray
portrayer
One who portrays
portrayer
{i} one who depicts, one who describes through pictures
portraying
present participle of portray
portraying
a representation by picture or portraiture
portrays
third-person singular of portray
portray
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