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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word portray:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. portray: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. portray: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. portray: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. portray: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. portray: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. portray: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Portray, portray: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. portray: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. portray: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. portray: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. portray: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. portray: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Portray, portray: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. portray: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. portray: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. portray: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Portray: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. portray: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. portray: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. portray: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. portray: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. portray: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. portray: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. portray: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. portray: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. portray: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. portray: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. portray: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. portray: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (portray)

verb:  portray in words ("The book portrays the actor as a selfish person")
verb:  make a portrait of ("Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba")
verb:  represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally ("The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting")
verb:  assume or act the character of ("The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man")

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Phrases that include portray:   portray the betrayer

Words similar to portray:   limn, depict, impersonate, portrayed, portrayer, portraying, present, enact, more...

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