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See definition of portraying on Dictionary.com
  • as inrepresenting
  • as inacting

synonyms for portraying

  • characterizing
  • defining
  • delineating
  • depicting
  • describing
  • exhibiting
  • interpreting
  • mirroring
  • picturing
  • presenting
  • reporting
  • reproducing
  • revealing
  • showing
  • symbolizing
  • assuming
  • characterization
  • depiction
  • dramatics
  • enacting
  • enactment
  • feigning
  • hamming
  • histrionics
  • imitating
  • imitation
  • impersonation
  • improvisation
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • pantomime
  • performance
  • playing
  • portrayal
  • posing
  • posturing
  • pretending
  • pretense
  • putting
  • rendition
  • seeming
  • stagecraft
  • stooging
  • theatre
  • theatricals
  • showing off

antonyms for portraying

MOST RELEVANT
  • distorting
  • misrepresentation
  • misrepresenting
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    How to use portraying in a sentence

    The victories were portrayed at the time as a potential sea change in the world of Alaska politics, where more than 57% of registered voters have declined to publicly choose a party but Republicans win most statewide races.
    ALASKA’S “HIM TOO” MOMENT: WHEN POLITICIANS AND ALLIES COME WITH ACCUSATIONS OF THEIR OWNBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS AND GREG KIM, KYUKOCTOBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
    He hopes to do so by portraying himself as a fresh face who can bring change, and to define Peters as unacceptable in some way.
    THE SURPRISINGLY CLOSE MICHIGAN SENATE RACE, EXPLAINEDANDREW PROKOPOCTOBER 16, 2020VOX
    She is portrayed staring longingly at children attending a school at which she is paid to perform, but which she can’t afford to attend.
    A DOCUMENTARY AND A BOLLYWOOD FILM HIGHLIGHT TWO DISPARATE PATHS IN MATHEMATICSEMILY CONOVEROCTOBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    Republicans, meanwhile, tried to turn the tables on Democrats and portray them as partisan actors bent on painting a qualified nominee as a political hack.
    THE BATTLE LINES ARE SET AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF THE AMY CONEY BARRETT HEARINGSAMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    The campaigns have signaled that they do not want to risk being portrayed as afraid to show up for a debate, concerned it could be cast as a sign of weakness.
    VP DEBATE TO FEATURE PLEXIGLASS BARRIERS TO INCREASE SAFETYCHELSEA JANES, JOSH DAWSEY, MATT VISEROCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    It could also endanger the efforts that tech leaders have taken to portray their companies as politically neutral.
    WHY THE VERY RICHEST AMERICANS ARE REFUSING TO TAKE SIDES IN THE PRESIDENTIAL RACETHEODORE SCHLEIFERSEPTEMBER 30, 2020VOX
    The best way for visualizing this data is to chart out the retention curve, portraying retention over time.
    WHY BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS IS IMPORTANT ONLINE BUSINESSMANDEEP SINGHSEPTEMBER 24, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
    By portraying climate change as a problem that is too big to fix, and suggesting that the contributions of any single individual are too small to make a difference, these messages leave young people with little sense of what can be done.
    GENERATION Z IS ‘TRAUMATIZED’ BY CLIMATE CHANGE—AND THEY’RE THE KEY TO FIGHTING ITMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
    India’s prime minister has long been portrayed as a “strongman”.
    CHINA AND INDIA’S DEADLY HIMALAYAN CLASH IS A BIG TEST FOR MODI. AND A BIG CONCERN FOR THE WORLDLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 19, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    So we have to realize the picture is a lot more complicated than it’s often portrayed.
    5 PSYCHOLOGY TERMS YOU’RE PROBABLY MISUSING (EP. 334 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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    WORDS RELATED TO PORTRAYING

    • assuming
    • characterization
    • depiction
    • dramatics
    • enacting
    • enactment
    • feigning
    • hamming
    • histrionics
    • imitating
    • imitation
    • impersonation
    • improvisation
    • mime
    • mimicry
    • pantomime
    • performance
    • playing
    • portrayal
    • portraying
    • posing
    • posturing
    • pretending
    • pretense
    • putting
    • rendition
    • seeming
    • showing off
    • stagecraft
    • stooging
    • theatre
    • theatricals
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