Synonyms of portray in English:

portray


See definition of portray

verb

1‘many artists choose to portray Windermere in sunny weather’

SYNONYMS
paint, draw, draw a picture of, paint a picture of, picture, sketch, depict, represent, illustrate, present, show, render
literary limn

2‘the ineffectual Oxbridge dons portrayed by Evelyn Waugh’

SYNONYMS
describe, depict, characterize, represent, delineate, present, show, paint in words, evoke

3‘the article portrayed me as a heartless villain’

SYNONYMS
represent, depict, characterize, describe, present

4‘the actor portrays a spy’

SYNONYMS
play the part of, play, act the part of, take the role of, act, represent, appear as
rare personate