HyperDic: portrait

English > 2 senses of the word portrait:
NOUNcommunicationportrait, portrayal, portraiturea word picture of a person's appearance and character
artifactportrait, portrayalany likeness of a person, in any medium
portrait > pronunciation
Soundspao'rtraht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > portrait: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word picture of a person's appearance and character.
Synonymsportrayal, portraiture
Broaderword picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisationA graphic or vivid verbal description
Spanishdescripción, retrato
Catalandescripció, retrat
Verbsportrayportray in words / words
English > portrait: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny likeness of a person, in any medium.
Example"the photographer made excellent portraits"
Synonymportrayal
Narrowerhalf-lengthA portrait showing the body from only the waist up
self-portraitA portrait of yourself created by yourself
Broaderlikeness, semblancepicture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
Spanishretrato
Catalanretrat

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