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'represent' - used as a verb
1. take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
2. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
3. be representative or typical for
This period is represented by Beethoven
4. 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. serve as a means of expressing something
The flower represents a young girl
6. be characteristic of
7. form or compose
This sum represents my entire income for a year
8. be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
Ms. Smith will represent the defendant
9. create an image or likeness of
The painter represented his wife as a young girl
10. play a role or part
11. perform (a play), especially on a stage
12. describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel
13. point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
our parents represented to us the need for more caution
14. bring forward and present to the mind
We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason
15. to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

derived forms
1. Represent / Past
represented
2. Represent / Third Person
represents
3. Represent / Present Participle
representing
Variations of 'represent'
 
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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
The five Olympic rings represent the five continents linked together in friendship.