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?
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.
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.