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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to portray

Third person singular
portrays

Simple past
portrayed

Past participle
-

Present participle
portraying

to portray (third-person singular simple present portrays, present participle portraying, simple past and past participle portrayed)
  1. To paint or draw the likeness of.
    I will portray a king on horseback.
  2. Hence, figuratively, to describe in words.
  3. To adorn with pictures.

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