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Definition of "represent":

verb: to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)


verb: bring forward and present to the mind

"We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"


verb: point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance

"our parents represented to us the need for more caution"


verb: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol


verb: describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

"He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"


verb: serve as a means of expressing something

"The flower represents a young girl"


verb: create an image or likeness of

"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"


verb: perform (a play), especially on a stage


verb: play a role or part


verb: 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"


verb: be representative or typical for

"This period is represented by Beethoven"


verb: be the defense counsel for someone in a trial

"Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"


verb: form or compose

"This sum represents my entire income for a year"


verb: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to


verb: be characteristic of



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