Portray vs Demonstrate - What's the difference?

portray | demonstrate |


As verbs the difference between portray and demonstrate

is that portray is to paint or draw the likeness of while demonstrate is to display the method of using an object.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

portray

English

Alternative forms

* pourtray

Verb

(en verb)
  • To paint or draw the likeness of.
  • (figuratively) To describe in words; to convey.
  • To play a role; to depict a character, person, situation, or event.
  • To adorn with pictures.
  • Anagrams

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    demonstrate

    English

    Verb

    (demonstrat)
  • To display the method of using an object.
  • To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.
  • To participate in or organize a demonstration.
  • See also

    * show * prove ----