What is another word for portraying?

Pronunciation: [pɔːtɹˈe͡ɪɪŋ] (IPA)

Portraying is a word that is often used in literature, media, and art. It means to depict or represent something or someone in a particular way. Other words that can be used as synonyms for portraying include depicting, illustrating, presenting, capturing, showing, reflecting, highlighting, and describing. Each of these words has a slight variation in its meaning, but all are commonly used to describe how something is represented in a piece of work. These synonyms for portraying can be used interchangeably depending on the context of the piece and the author's intention of capturing a certain image or idea.

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Usage examples for Portraying

She is not so much the artist here, impartially portraying different kinds of characters, as the special pleader proclaiming that one set of motives are righteous, just, and praiseworthy, as well as that the others are mischievous and reprehensible.
"George Eliot"
Mathilde Blind
"I am really interested," he assured her earnestly, "Captain Courtier is of opinion that you have a remarkable gift for portraying wild life."
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
He had not felt that hesitation once when portraying the possibilities of the voyage to another.
"Not Pretty, But Precious"
John Hay, et al.

Famous quotes with Portraying

  • I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems.
    Dario Argento
  • Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
    Albert Bandura
  • It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying.
    Bruce Beresford
  • I'm not afraid of portraying anything on-screen.
    Halle Berry
  • That's the funniest thing about portraying certain things on screen, sitting next to your parents and they get to see this glimpse of me kissing another guy.
    Kate Bosworth

Related words: portray, portray someone in a particular way, portray someone's feelings, portrayal, portray meaning, portray on stage

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