1. [ noun ] (theater) acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
Synonyms: characterization personation enactment
Related terms: acting character impression pose
2. [ noun ] a word picture of a person's appearance and character
Synonyms: portrait portraiture
Related terms: word_picture portray
3. [ noun ] (psychology) a representation by picture or portraiture
Synonyms: depiction portraying depicting
Related terms: representational_process mirror picture portray
4. [ noun ] (fine art,photography) any likeness of a person
Synonyms: portrait

"the photographer made excellent portraits"

Related terms: likeness half-length
5. [ noun ] representation by drawing or painting etc
Synonyms: delineation depiction
Related terms: pictorial_representation portraiture picture trace portray
Similar spelling:   portray