Associations to the word «Portray»

Wiktionary

PORTRAY, verb. To paint or draw the likeness of.
PORTRAY, verb. (figuratively) To describe in words; to convey.
PORTRAY, verb. To play a role; to depict a character, person, situation, or event.
PORTRAY, verb. To adorn with pictures.

Dictionary definition

PORTRAY, verb. Portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person".
PORTRAY, verb. Make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba".
PORTRAY, verb. Assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man".
PORTRAY, verb. Represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King