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represent

Overview of verb represent

1. represent, stand for, correspond -- (take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin")

2. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent -- (express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?")

3. represent -- (be representative or typical for; "This period is represented by Beethoven")

4. represent -- (be a delegate or spokesperson for; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute; "I represent the silent majority")

5. represent -- (serve as a means of expressing something; "The flower represents a young girl")

6. exemplify, represent -- (be characteristic of; "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue")

7. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army")

8. defend, represent -- (be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant")

9. represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

10. act, play, represent -- (play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master")

11. stage, present, represent -- (perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")

12. represent -- (describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality; "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel")

13. represent -- (point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance; "our parents represented to us the need for more caution")

14. present, represent, lay out -- (bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason")

15. map, represent -- (to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets))



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