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represent

 
Verb represent has 15 senses
  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"
    --1 is one way to equal, be
    Derived form: noun representation10
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  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?"
    --2 is one way to mean, intend
    Derived form: noun representation1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. represent - be representative or typical for; "This period is represented by Beethoven"
    --3 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  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"; "This actor is a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association"
    --4 is one way to
    serve
    Derived forms: noun representation4, noun representation5, noun representation3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. represent - serve as a means of expressing something; "The flower represents a young girl"
    --5 is one way to
    express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. exemplify, represent - be characteristic of; "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"
    --6 is one way to embody, be, personify
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  8. defend, represent - be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
    Derived form: noun representation3
    Sample sentence:
    They want to represent the prisoners
  9. represent, interpret - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
    --9 is one way to re-create
    Derived form: noun representation2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  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"
    --10 is one way to re-create
    Derived form: noun representation7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  11. stage, present, represent - perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'"
    --11 is one way to re-create
    Derived form: noun representation7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --12 is one way to
    describe, depict, draw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  13. represent - point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance; "our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
    --13 is one way to
    remonstrate, point out
    Derived form: noun representation8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --14 is one way to state, say, tell
    Derived form: noun representation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  15. map, represent - to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
    --15 is one way to permute, commute, transpose
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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