portray


portray

verb

Definition of PORTRAY

1
to give a representation or account of in words <the author portrays her characters with lifelike vividness>
2
to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group <traditionally, European authors portrayed the natives as wise and noble>
3
to present a picture of <a landscape that portrays the scenery near the town where the painter grew up>
4
to present a portrayal or performance of <gained fame portraying Susan B. Anthony in a one-woman show>

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