1 show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting" [syn: picture, render, show]
3 make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba" [syn: portray, limn]
- To render a
representation of something.
- 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato,"
Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological
Association, vol. 92, p. 457,
- the painter who depicts by mimesis a bridle “as it is held to be beautiful by the ignorant multitude” (601c-602b).
- 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 457,
to render a representation of something
act a part, act out, bring to life, cartoon, catch a likeness, chalk, character, characterize, charcoal, chart, color, copy, crayon, create a role, crosshatch, dash off, daub, delineate, describe, design, diagram, doodle, draft, draw, enact, evoke, express, give words to, hatch, hit off, image, impersonate, interpret, limn, map, narrate, notate, outline, paint, paint a picture, pencil, personate, picture, picturize, play a part, play a role, play opposite, portray, print, recite, recount, register, rehearse, relate, render, report, represent, rub, schematize, scratch, scumble, set forth, shade, sketch, state, stencil, support, sustain a part, symbolize, take a part, take a rubbing, tint, trace, trace out, trace over, write