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Definition of portrays

"portrays" in the verb sense

1. portray

portray in words

"The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"

2. portray, depict, limn

make a portrait of

"Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"

3. impersonate, portray

assume or act the character of

"She impersonates Madonna"

"The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"

4. portray, present

represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

"The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"

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Quotations for portrays

Every author, in some degree, portrays himself in his works even be it against his will. [ Goethe ]

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portrays in Scrabble®

The word portrays is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

Scrabble® Letter Score: 13

Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays In The Letters portrays:

PORTRAYS
(126)
PORTRAYS
(126)

Seven Letter Word Alert: (3 words)

parrots, portray, raptors

 

All Scrabble® Plays For The Word portrays

PORTRAYS
(126)
PORTRAYS
(126)
PORTRAYS
(84)
PORTRAYS
(84)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(48)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PORTRAYS
(36)
PORTRAYS
(34)
PORTRAYS
(34)
PORTRAYS
(34)
PORTRAYS
(34)
PORTRAYS
(32)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
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(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(23)
PORTRAYS
(21)
PORTRAYS
(21)
PORTRAYS
(21)
PORTRAYS
(18)
PORTRAYS
(17)
PORTRAYS
(17)
PORTRAYS
(16)
PORTRAYS
(16)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)

The 200 Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays For Words Using The Letters In portrays

PORTRAYS
(126)
PORTRAYS
(126)
PORTRAY
(98 = 48 + 50)
PORTRAY
(98 = 48 + 50)
PORTRAY
(95 = 45 + 50)
PORTRAY
(89 = 39 + 50)
PORTRAY
(89 = 39 + 50)
PORTRAY
(89 = 39 + 50)
PORTRAY
(89 = 39 + 50)
PORTRAY
(89 = 39 + 50)
PORTRAY
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PARROTS
(86 = 36 + 50)
RAPTORS
(86 = 36 + 50)
PARROTS
(86 = 36 + 50)
PORTRAY
(86 = 36 + 50)
RAPTORS
(86 = 36 + 50)
PORTRAYS
(84)
PORTRAYS
(84)
PORTRAY
(84 = 34 + 50)
PORTRAY
(82 = 32 + 50)
PORTRAY
(82 = 32 + 50)
PORTRAY
(82 = 32 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PORTRAY
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PARROTS
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PORTRAY
(80 = 30 + 50)
RAPTORS
(80 = 30 + 50)
PORTRAY
(78 = 28 + 50)
PORTRAY
(78 = 28 + 50)
PORTRAY
(78 = 28 + 50)
PORTRAY
(78 = 28 + 50)
RAPTORS
(77 = 27 + 50)
PARROTS
(77 = 27 + 50)
PORTRAY
(76 = 26 + 50)
PORTRAY
(76 = 26 + 50)
PORTRAY
(76 = 26 + 50)
RAPTORS
(76 = 26 + 50)
PARROTS
(76 = 26 + 50)
PORTRAY
(76 = 26 + 50)
PORTRAY
(74 = 24 + 50)
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(74 = 24 + 50)
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(74 = 24 + 50)
PORTRAY
(74 = 24 + 50)
PORTRAY
(74 = 24 + 50)
RAPTORS
(74 = 24 + 50)
PORTRAY
(74 = 24 + 50)
PARROTS
(74 = 24 + 50)
PARROTS
(72 = 22 + 50)
RAPTORS
(72 = 22 + 50)
PORTRAY
(72 = 22 + 50)
PARROTS
(72 = 22 + 50)
RAPTORS
(72 = 22 + 50)
RAPTORS
(72 = 22 + 50)
PARROTS
(72 = 22 + 50)
RAPTORS
(72 = 22 + 50)
PARROTS
(72 = 22 + 50)
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(72 = 22 + 50)
PORTRAY
(70 = 20 + 50)
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(70 = 20 + 50)
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(70 = 20 + 50)
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PORTRAY
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RAPTORS
(68 = 18 + 50)
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(68 = 18 + 50)
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RAPTORS
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RAPTORS
(68 = 18 + 50)
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(68 = 18 + 50)
PARROTS
(68 = 18 + 50)
RAPTORS
(68 = 18 + 50)
PORTRAY
(67 = 17 + 50)
PARROTS
(67 = 17 + 50)
RAPTORS
(67 = 17 + 50)
PORTRAY
(66 = 16 + 50)
PORTRAY
(66 = 16 + 50)
RAPTORS
(64 = 14 + 50)
PARROTS
(64 = 14 + 50)
PORTRAY
(64 = 14 + 50)
PARROTS
(64 = 14 + 50)
PORTRAY
(64 = 14 + 50)
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(64 = 14 + 50)
PORTRAY
(64 = 14 + 50)
PORTRAY
(64 = 14 + 50)
RAPTORS
(63 = 13 + 50)
PORTRAY
(63 = 13 + 50)
RAPTORS
(63 = 13 + 50)
PARROTS
(63 = 13 + 50)
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(63 = 13 + 50)
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(63 = 13 + 50)
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(63 = 13 + 50)
RAPTORS
(63 = 13 + 50)
RAPTORS
(62 = 12 + 50)
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(61 = 11 + 50)
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(61 = 11 + 50)
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(61 = 11 + 50)
RAPTORS
(61 = 11 + 50)
PARROTS
(60 = 10 + 50)
RAPTORS
(60 = 10 + 50)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(48)
PASTRY
(45)
SPORTY
(45)
SPARRY
(45)
SPORTY
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PASTY
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PRAYS
(42)
PARRY
(42)
ATOPY
(42)
RASPY
(42)
SOAPY
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
TYPOS
(42)
SPARRY
(42)
PASTRY
(42)
PARTY
(42)
PORTRAYS
(42)
SPRAY
(42)
YAPS
(39)
SPRAY
(39)
RASPY
(39)
ROPY
(39)
ROTARY
(39)
SPRY
(39)
PARRY
(39)
STARRY
(39)
SOAPY
(39)
SPAY
(39)
PRAYS
(39)
PRAY
(39)
ATOPY
(39)
PASTY
(39)
ROSARY
(39)
POSY
(39)
PARTY
(39)
SPORTY
(38)
PASTRY
(38)
SPARRY
(38)
PORTRAYS
(36)
PAYS
(36)
TRAYS
(36)
SPORTY
(36)
SOAPY
(36)
POSY
(36)
SATYR
(36)
PASTY
(36)
SPARRY
(36)
PASTRY
(36)
STORY
(36)
PASTRY
(36)
PARRY
(36)
ROARY
(36)
PRAY
(36)
SPORTY
(36)
PARTY
(36)
STRAY
(36)
TARRY
(36)
SORRY
(36)
SPRAY
(36)
ARTSY
(36)
SPARRY
(36)
RASPY
(36)
SPARRY
(36)
ATOPY
(36)
PASTRY
(36)
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portrays in Words With Friends™

The word portrays is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

Words With Friends™ Letter Score: 13

Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Play In The Letters portrays:

PORTRAY
(101 = 66 + 35)

Seven Letter Word Alert: (3 words)

parrots, portray, raptors

 

All Words With Friends™ Plays For The Word portrays

PORTRAYS
(90)
PORTRAYS
(90)
PORTRAYS
(69)
PORTRAYS
(68)
PORTRAYS
(63)
PORTRAYS
(57)
PORTRAYS
(56)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(45)
PORTRAYS
(42)
PORTRAYS
(38)
PORTRAYS
(32)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(30)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(28)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(26)
PORTRAYS
(23)
PORTRAYS
(22)
PORTRAYS
(21)
PORTRAYS
(21)
PORTRAYS
(21)
PORTRAYS
(20)
PORTRAYS
(18)
PORTRAYS
(17)
PORTRAYS
(17)
PORTRAYS
(17)
PORTRAYS
(17)
PORTRAYS
(16)
PORTRAYS
(16)
PORTRAYS
(16)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(15)
PORTRAYS
(14)
PORTRAYS
(14)
PORTRAYS
(14)
PORTRAYS
(14)

The 200 Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Plays Using The Letters In portrays

PORTRAY
(101 = 66 + 35)
PARROTS
(95 = 60 + 35)
PORTRAY
(95 = 60 + 35)
PORTRAY
(95 = 60 + 35)
RAPTORS
(95 = 60 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(90)
PORTRAYS
(90)
PORTRAY
(89 = 54 + 35)
PARROTS
(89 = 54 + 35)
PORTRAY
(83 = 48 + 35)
PORTRAY
(83 = 48 + 35)
PORTRAY
(83 = 48 + 35)
PORTRAY
(83 = 48 + 35)
PORTRAY
(83 = 48 + 35)
RAPTORS
(77 = 42 + 35)
PORTRAY
(77 = 42 + 35)
PARROTS
(77 = 42 + 35)
PORTRAY
(77 = 42 + 35)
RAPTORS
(77 = 42 + 35)
RAPTORS
(77 = 42 + 35)
PARROTS
(77 = 42 + 35)
PARROTS
(77 = 42 + 35)
PORTRAY
(77 = 42 + 35)
PORTRAY
(77 = 42 + 35)
RAPTORS
(75 = 40 + 35)
RAPTORS
(75 = 40 + 35)
PARROTS
(75 = 40 + 35)
PORTRAY
(75 = 40 + 35)
RAPTORS
(75 = 40 + 35)
PARROTS
(75 = 40 + 35)
PARROTS
(75 = 40 + 35)
PARROTS
(71 = 36 + 35)
PARROTS
(71 = 36 + 35)
PARROTS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
PARROTS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
PORTRAY
(71 = 36 + 35)
PARROTS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
PARROTS
(71 = 36 + 35)
RAPTORS
(71 = 36 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(69)
PORTRAYS
(68)
PORTRAY
(67 = 32 + 35)
PORTRAY
(65 = 30 + 35)
PORTRAY
(63 = 28 + 35)
PORTRAY
(63 = 28 + 35)
PASTRY
(63)
RAPTORS
(63 = 28 + 35)
PORTRAY
(63 = 28 + 35)
PORTRAY
(63 = 28 + 35)
PARROTS
(63 = 28 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(63)
PORTRAY
(61 = 26 + 35)
PORTRAY
(61 = 26 + 35)
PORTRAY
(61 = 26 + 35)
PORTRAY
(61 = 26 + 35)
PORTRAY
(59 = 24 + 35)
PORTRAY
(59 = 24 + 35)
RAPTORS
(59 = 24 + 35)
PORTRAY
(59 = 24 + 35)
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(59 = 24 + 35)
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(59 = 24 + 35)
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(59 = 24 + 35)
PORTRAY
(59 = 24 + 35)
PARROTS
(59 = 24 + 35)
PARROTS
(59 = 24 + 35)
PORTRAY
(59 = 24 + 35)
PORTRAY
(59 = 24 + 35)
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(59 = 24 + 35)
RAPTORS
(59 = 24 + 35)
PARROTS
(59 = 24 + 35)
RAPTORS
(59 = 24 + 35)
PARROTS
(59 = 24 + 35)
PARROTS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PARROT
(57)
RAPTOR
(57)
PARROTS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(57)
PARROTS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PARROTS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PARROTS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PORTRAY
(57 = 22 + 35)
PASTRY
(57)
SPORTY
(57)
RAPTORS
(57 = 22 + 35)
SPORTY
(57)
SPARRY
(57)
SPARRY
(57)
RAPTORS
(57 = 22 + 35)
RAPTORS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PASTRY
(57)
RAPTORS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PASTOR
(57)
RAPTORS
(57 = 22 + 35)
PORTRAY
(56 = 21 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(56)
PORTRAY
(55 = 20 + 35)
PORTRAY
(55 = 20 + 35)
RAPTORS
(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
PARROTS
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
PORTRAY
(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
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(55 = 20 + 35)
RAPTORS
(55 = 20 + 35)
PARROTS
(55 = 20 + 35)
PARROTS
(55 = 20 + 35)
PASTY
(54)
PORTRAY
(54 = 19 + 35)
PORTRAY
(54 = 19 + 35)
RASPY
(54)
ATOPY
(54)
PRAYS
(54)
SOAPY
(54)
PARRY
(54)
SPRAY
(54)
PARTY
(54)
PARROTS
(54 = 19 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PORTRAY
(52 = 17 + 35)
PORTRAY
(52 = 17 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(52)
PARROT
(51)
PORTRAY
(51 = 16 + 35)
PARROTS
(51 = 16 + 35)
PARROTS
(51 = 16 + 35)
SPORTY
(51)
SPARRY
(51)
PASTOR
(51)
PASTRY
(51)
PORTRAY
(51 = 16 + 35)
PAYS
(51)
PORTRAY
(51 = 16 + 35)
POSY
(51)
PORTRAY
(51 = 16 + 35)
RAPTORS
(51 = 16 + 35)
RAPTORS
(51 = 16 + 35)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PORTRAYS
(51)
PRAY
(51)
RAPTOR
(51)
RAPTORS
(50 = 15 + 35)
RAPTORS
(50 = 15 + 35)
PARROTS
(50 = 15 + 35)
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(50 = 15 + 35)
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(50 = 15 + 35)
RAPTORS
(50 = 15 + 35)
PORTRAY
(49 = 14 + 35)
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(49 = 14 + 35)
PORTRAY
(49 = 14 + 35)
PARROTS
(49 = 14 + 35)
PORTRAY
(49 = 14 + 35)
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(49 = 14 + 35)
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(49 = 14 + 35)
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(49 = 14 + 35)
PORTRAY
(49 = 14 + 35)
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(49 = 14 + 35)
RAPTORS
(49 = 14 + 35)
PARROTS
(49 = 14 + 35)
PORTRAY
(49 = 14 + 35)
STRAP
(48)
RAPTORS
(48 = 13 + 35)
SPRAY
(48)
PORTS
(48)
TYPOS
(48)
PASTY
(48)
PARTS
(48)
PRAYS
(48)
PORTRAY
(48 = 13 + 35)
SOAPY
(48)
STARRY
(48)
ATOPY
(48)
PORTRAY
(48 = 13 + 35)
ROSARY
(48)
STROP
(48)
PORTRAY
(48 = 13 + 35)
ROTARY
(48)
PARTY
(48)
PORTRAY
(48 = 13 + 35)
TRAPS
(48)
SPORT
(48)
PORTRAY
(48 = 13 + 35)
PARROTS
(48 = 13 + 35)
RASPY
(48)
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Words containing the sequence portrays

Words that start with portrays (1 word)

Words with portrays in them (1 word)

Words that end with portrays (1 word)

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Word Growth involving portrays

Shorter words in portrays

or port portray
ay ray tray portray
ay ays rays trays
ay ray rays trays
ay ray tray trays

Longer words containing portrays

(No longer words found)