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Synonyms for portrait
ˈpɔr trɪt, -treɪt, ˈpoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. portrayal, portraiture, portrait(noun)

    a word picture of a person's appearance and character

    portraiture, characterization, depicting, depiction, delineation, portraying, portrayal, enactment, personation

  2. portrait, portrayal(noun)

    any likeness of a person, in any medium

    "the photographer made excellent portraits"

    portraiture, characterization, depicting, personation, delineation, portraying, portrayal, enactment, depiction


  1. portrait(noun)

    a print mode or selection specifying the rectangle to be printed on having the vertical sides longer than the horizontal sides.

    profile, landscape

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. portrait(n.)

    representation (of a face or a person, drawn or painted), likeness, daguerreotype, photograph, portraiture, MINIATURE

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How to use portrait in a sentence?

  1. Vorajit Chantanon:

    Some people have been pleased with it and said 'Long Live the King'. Some people have said it's not appropriate to have the king's portrait there, but we just want to express our loyalty.

  2. Tom Carter:

    The snapshots in CHINA: Portrait of a People are not meant to be works of art. I was too preoccupied with participating, with reveling in the moment, to worry about their perfection. Their purpose, then, is to form a candid portrait of China exactly as China presented itself to me.

  3. Nancy Locke:

    If a white person gets matched with a 19th-century American portrait of someone who looks fairly similar, but two very different-looking Asian women get matched with the same woodblock print of a figure who looks nothing like them, it’s fair to say that people will see racial bias in the app.

  4. John Singer Sargent:

    Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.

  5. Samuel Johnson:

    I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.

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