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Synonyms for portray

Synonyms for (verb) portray

Synonyms: portray Definition: portray in words Usage: The book portrays the actor as a selfish person

Similar words: represent Definition: serve as a means of expressing something Usage: The flower represents a young girl

Synonyms: limn, portray, depict Definition: make a portrait of Usage: Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba

Similar words: represent, interpret Definition: create an image or likeness of Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl

Synonyms: portray, present Definition: represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture Usage: The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting

Similar words: represent, interpret Definition: create an image or likeness of Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl

Synonyms: portray, impersonate Definition: assume or act the character of Usage: She impersonates Madonna; The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man

Similar words: represent, play, act Definition: play a role or part Usage: Gielgud played Hamlet; She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role; She played the servant to her husband's master