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Synonyms for portray
pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-por·tray

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. portray

    Synonyms:
    draw, delineate, represent, depict, describe, sketch, paint

    Antonyms:
    misrepresent, caricature, misportray

Princeton's WordNet

  1. portrayverb

    portray in words

    "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"

    Synonyms:
    present, depict, impersonate, limn

  2. portray, depict, limnverb

    make a portrait of

    "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"

    Synonyms:
    depict, present, describe, limn, delineate, show, impersonate, render, draw, picture, outline

  3. impersonate, portrayverb

    assume or act the character of

    "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"

    Synonyms:
    present, personate, depict, impersonate, pose, limn

  4. portray, presentverb

    represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

    "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"

    Synonyms:
    salute, stage, demo, deliver, limn, represent, pose, show, lay out, acquaint, submit, demonstrate, gift, introduce, give, depict, confront, present, exhibit, face, award, impersonate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. portrayverb

    Synonyms:
    paint, delineate, depict, draw, sketch, represent

  2. portrayverb

    Synonyms:
    describe, set forth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. portrayverb

    Synonyms:
    delineate, depict, picture, draw, sketch, paint, describe

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "portray":

    depict, describe, illustrate

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How to use portray in a sentence?

  1. White House counsel Pat Cipollone:

    Its getting late, i would ask you, respectfully, if we could simply start, maybe tomorrow we can start -- and they can make their argument, and they can, I guess, make a case that they once called overwhelming. Well see... Seriously, can we please start ? OOPS ? Joe Biden TEAM TOUTS UKRAINE ACTIVIST WHO CALLED HUNTER BIDENS ACTIONS VERY BAD As Democrats amendments were summarily shot down, reports emerged that some Democrats were privately considering something of a compromise : calling for the testimony of Hunter Biden in exchange for the appearance of some key administration officials. Bidenobtained a lucrative board role with a Ukrainian company while Joe Biden father, Joe Biden, was overseeing Ukrainian policy as vice president. President Trump had asked in President Trump now-infamous July 25 call with Ukraines president for a look into Joe Bidens admitted pressure campaignto have Ukraines top prosecutor fired. Senate Republicans have sought to portray Trumps push for a probe as a legitimate request given the Bidens dealings in Ukraine, while Democrats have alleged that senior administration officials would testify that the administration withheld military aid to Ukraine in order to secure a politically motivated probe. Mike Mulvaney, for example, has publicly argued that there is nothing wrong with tying financial assistance to anti-corruption efforts and other U.S. objectives, even as the administration has denied specifically targeting the Bidens for political purposes. Meanwhile, the barrage of amendments Tuesday night put into doubt whether the senators would have time to meet in a closed session toconverse -- which would be a valuable opportunity, given that the senators were legally barred from having any sustenanceother than water or milk at their desk all day, and could not communicate verbally with one another during the proceedings. The restriction on cellphone possession and oral interaction led some members to pass and flash written notes to each other like students in a classroom, as White House impeachment managers and the presidents legal team traded lengthy legalistic arguments. At one point during the proceedings, former Bill Clinton press secretary and CNN political analyst Joe Lockhart wrote on Cruzs Twitter that Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz could go to.

  2. Rita Moreno:

    Anita, the one who had a sense of herself. A sense of dignity. And I had to portray that. And it felt really good.

  3. Jim Paulsen:

    There's not as much downside as people portray, every policy official in the world is trying to push up the markets and the economy, everywhere you look.

  4. Achim Anscheidt:

    We didn't want to create just some kind of fantasy or science fiction project which is quite normal in that category. We wanted the Bugatti way to be an approach that is very technical and very elaborated, and based on our engineering values and our aerodynamic research. And on the functional elements, to portray the design elements really being driven by form follows performance.

  5. Arthur Caplan:

    For me there is a big challenge for media, there are tendencies to want to portray things as back to normal... but most of the world is not in that situation.


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