Student Thesaurus

One entry found for portray.
Entry Word: portray
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give a representation or account of in words <the author portrays her characters in vivid detail> -- see DESCRIBE 1
2 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group <portrayed the natives as wise and noble> -- see CHARACTERIZE 1
3 to present a picture of <a landscape that portrays the scenery near the house where the painter grew up> -- see PICTURE 1
4 to present a portrayal or performance of <portraying Susan B. Anthony in the class play> -- see ACT 1