HyperDic: portrayal

English > 5 senses of the word portrayal:
NOUNcommunicationportrayal, portraiture, portraita word picture of a person's appearance and character
actportrayal, characterization, enactment, personationacting the part of a character on stage
cognitionportrayal, depicting, depiction, portrayinga representation by picture or portraiture
artifactportrayal, portraitany likeness of a person, in any medium
actportrayal, depiction, delineationrepresentation by drawing or painting etc
portrayal > pronunciation
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English > portrayal: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word picture of a person's appearance and character.
Synonymsportraiture, portrait
Broaderword picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisationA graphic or vivid verbal description
Spanishdescripción, retrato
Catalandescripció, retrat
Verbsportrayportray in words / words
English > portrayal: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningActing the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech / speech and action and gesture.
Synonymscharacterization, enactment, personation
Narrowercharacter, role, theatrical role, part, personaAn actor's portrayal of someone in a play
impressionAn impressionistic portrayal of a person
Broaderacting, playing, playacting, performingThe performance of a part or role in a drama
Spanishactuación, interpretación, representación
Catalaninterpretació, representació
Verbsportrayassume or act the character of
English > portrayal: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA representation by picture or portraiture.
Synonymsdepicting, depiction, portraying
NarrowermirrorA faithful depiction or reflection
Broaderrepresentational processAny basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
Spanishimagen, pintura, representación, retrato
Catalanrepresentació, retrat
Verbsportraymake a portrait of
English > portrayal: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAny likeness of a person, in any medium.
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
English > portrayal: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningrepresentation by drawing or painting etc.
Synonymsdepiction, delineation
NarrowerportraitureThe activity of making portraits
Broaderpictorial representation, picturingvisual representation as by photography or painting
Verbsportrayrepresent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

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