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Meaning of portray

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish
      2: make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the
         Duchess of Alba" [syn: {portray}, {depict}, {limn}]
      3: assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna";
         "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man" [syn:
         {impersonate}, {portray}]
      4: represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or
         sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in
         this painting" [syn: {portray}, {present}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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