Portray

Definition of Portray

Por`tray´
v. t.1.To paint or draw the likeness of; as, to portray a king on horseback.
[imp. & p. p. portrayed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Portraying.]
Take a tile, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it the city, even Jerusalem.
- Ezek. iv. 1.
2.Hence, figuratively, to describe in words.
3.To adorn with pictures.

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