Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb depict

3 senses of depict

Sense 1
picture, depict, render, show -- (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")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

Sense 2
describe, depict, draw -- (give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack")
       => set forth, expound, exposit -- (state; "set forth one's reasons")

Sense 3
portray, depict, limn -- (make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

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