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Synonyms for portrayal
pɔrˈtreɪ əl, poʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. portrayal, portraiture, portrait(noun)

    a word picture of a person's appearance and character

    Synonyms:
    portraiture, characterization, depicting, depiction, portrait, delineation, portraying, enactment, personation

  2. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation(noun)

    acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

    Synonyms:
    portraiture, personation, characterisation, portraying, enactment, depiction, word-painting, depicting, characterization, portrait, act, passage, impersonation, word picture, picture, delineation

  3. depicting, depiction, portraying, portrayal(noun)

    a representation by picture or portraiture

    Synonyms:
    line drawing, characterization, depicting, depiction, portraiture, characterisation, limning, portrait, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portraying, enactment, picture, personation

  4. portrait, portrayal(noun)

    any likeness of a person, in any medium

    "the photographer made excellent portraits"

    Synonyms:
    portraiture, characterization, depicting, personation, portrait, delineation, portraying, enactment, depiction

  5. depiction, delineation, portrayal(noun)

    representation by drawing or painting etc

    Synonyms:
    line drawing, characterization, depicting, depiction, portraiture, characterisation, limning, portrait, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portraying, enactment, picture, personation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. portrayal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    delineation, painting, representation, sketch

  2. portrayal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    description, account

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. portrayal(n)

    Synonyms:
    delineation, description, account, recital, painting, depiction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "portrayal":

    representation, portrait, image, picture, depiction, description

How to pronounce portrayal?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say portrayal in sign language?

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How to use portrayal in a sentence?

  1. Justin Amash:

    Contrary to Barr's portrayal, Mueller's report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment.

  2. Beauton Gilbow:

    I have been made aware that a video of me that is circulating on social media and in the news, i am heartbroken by the portrayal that I am in some way racist. I have friends of all race and do not tolerate any form of discrimination in my life. The song in the background was the sound of.

  3. Jonathan Kasdan:

    There's a fluidity to Donald Glover and Billy Dee's( portrayal of Lando's) sexuality, i mean, I would have loved to have gotten a more explicitly LGBT character into this movie. I think it's time, certainly, for that, and I love the fluidity -- sort of the spectrum of sexuality that Donald Glover appeals to and that droids are a part of.

  4. Kathryn Ness:

    At our living history museum, these and future findings will help us further refine our exhibits, as we use archaeological evidence and historical documents as the basis for our portrayal of the past.

  5. Matthew Perry:

    Jobs like this( ‘ The Kennedy’s - After Camelot ’) and writing … they are more interesting to me, he told us. I don't even know how many episodes of sitcoms I’ve done, but I’ve done a lot of them and this stuff is more interesting. The actor said he took on the role because it posed a challenge. I took this job because it scared me. I read the first four scripts and the portrayal scared me.

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