Associations to the word «Portrait»


PORTRAIT, noun. A painting or other picture of a person, especially the head and shoulders.
PORTRAIT, noun. (figuratively) An accurate depiction of a person, a mood, etc.
PORTRAIT, noun. (computing) (printing) A print orientation where the vertical sides are longer than the horizontal sides.
PORTRAIT, verb. (obsolete) To portray; to draw.
PORTRAIT, adjective. Representing the actual features of an individual; not ideal.

Dictionary definition

PORTRAIT, noun. A word picture of a person's appearance and character.
PORTRAIT, noun. Any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn