HyperDic: portraiture

English > 2 senses of the word portraiture:
NOUNcommunicationportraiture, portrayal, portraita word picture of a person's appearance and character
actportraiturethe activity of making portraits
English > portraiture: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word picture of a person's appearance and character.
Synonymsportrayal, portrait
Broaderword picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisationA graphic or vivid verbal description
Spanishdescripción, retrato
Catalandescripció, retrat
Verbsportrayportray in words / words
English > portraiture: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe activity of making portraits.
Broaderdepiction, delineation, portrayalrepresentation by drawing or painting etc
Spanishretrato
Catalanretrat
Verbsportraymake a portrait of
portrayrepresent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

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