retratar

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retratar (first-person singular present retrato, past participle retratat)

  1. to portray

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PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From retrato (portrait) +‎ -ar.

VerbEdit

retratar (first-person singular present indicative retrato, past participle retratado)

  1. (transitive) to portray, to paint, to depict
    Gosto de retratar a natureza morta.I like to paint still lifes.
  2. (transitive, by extension) to describe
  3. (photography, transitive) to photograph
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to sit for one's portrait
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Etymology 2Edit

From earlier retractar, borrowed from Late Latin retractō, retractāre.

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retratar (first-person singular present indicative retrato, past participle retratado)

  1. (transitive) to retract, take back
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to recant (withdraw or repudiate a statement)
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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin retractō, retractāre. Doublet of retractar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /retɾaˈtaɾ/, [re.t̪ɾaˈt̪aɾ]

VerbEdit

retratar (first-person singular present retrato, first-person singular preterite retraté, past participle retratado)

  1. to portray
  2. to photograph
  3. to paint a portrait

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