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1. portray

verb. ['pɔrˈtreɪ'] portray in words.

Antonyms

  • spiritualize

Etymology

  • portraire (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Portray

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey
  • mcstay

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A common misspelling of portray is protray

Sentences with portray


1. Verb, base form
Decide on what kind of look and feel you want to portray with your branding.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Today, modern paintings that portray God may still gain notoriety but only in a marginal way.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Use elements that portray change in your main subject.

4. Adjective
Costumed actors portray everyday people such as blacksmiths and the wives of soldiers as they embark on everyday activities.

Quotes about portray


1. The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.
- Jerzy Kosinski

2. All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way.
- Patrick Warburton

3. The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail.
- John Wesley Powell

2. portray

verb. ['pɔrˈtreɪ'] make a portrait of.

Synonyms

  • interpret
  • depict
  • represent

Antonyms

  • prosecute
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • portraire (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. portray

verb. ['pɔrˈtreɪ'] assume or act the character of.

Synonyms

  • act
  • impersonate
  • represent

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • activity

Etymology

  • portraire (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. portray

verb. ['pɔrˈtreɪ'] represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture.

Synonyms

  • represent
  • commend
  • present

Antonyms

  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • refrain
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • portraire (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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