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portray

werkwoord

1 portray

Portray in words.

Roget 594: describe; set forth etc. (state) 535; draw a picture, picture; portray etc. (represent) 554; characterize, particularize; ... meer laten zien



2 portray

Make a portrait of:
— Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba.

synoniemen: depict, limn.

Roget 554: represent, delineate; depict, depicture; portray; take a likeness, catch a likeness etc. n.; hit off, photograph, daguerreotype; snapshot; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: portretteren, tekenen

3 portray

Assume or act the character of:
— The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man.

synoniem: impersonate.

4 portray

Represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture:
— The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting.

synoniem: present.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: act a part, act out, bring to life, cartoon, catch a likeness, chalk, character, characterize, charcoal, chart, color, copy, crayon, create a role, crosshatch, dash off, daub, delineate, depict, describe ... meer laten zien.

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