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Synonyms for portray
pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. portray(verb)

    portray in words

    "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"

    Synonyms:
    present, depict, impersonate, limn

  2. portray, depict, limn(verb)

    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, portray(verb)

    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, present(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. portray

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

    Antonyms:
    misrepresent, caricature, misportray

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. portray(v. a.)

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

  2. portray(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    describe, set forth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    depict, describe, illustrate

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