represent

  • 1 represent — rep·re·sent vt 1: to substitute in some capacity for: act the part of, in place of, or for (as another person) usu. by legal right: as a: to serve esp. in a legislative body by delegated authority usu. resulting from an election b: to provide… …

    Law dictionary

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  • 3 represent — rep‧re‧sent [ˌreprɪˈzent] verb [transitive] 1. to speak or go somewhere officially in order to state the views, opinions etc of another person or group of people: • Workers hired during the strike are opposed to being represented by the union. •… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Represent — Rep re*sent (r?p r? z?nt ), v. t. [F. repr[ e]senter, L. repraesentare, repraesentatum; pref. re re + preesentare to place before, present. See {Present}, v. t.] 1. To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 represent — represent, depict, portray, delineate, picture, limn can mean to present an image or lifelike imitation of (as in art). Represent implies a placing before the mind as if real or as if living through the medium of one of the arts (as painting,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 represent — [v1] present image of; symbolize act as, act as broker, act for, act in place of, appear as, assume the role of, be, be agent for, be attorney for, be proxy for, betoken, body, buy for, copy, correspond to, do business for, emblematize, embody,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 represent — [rep΄ri zent′] vt. [ME representen < OFr representer < L repraesentare < re , again + praesentare: see RE & PRESENT, vt.] 1. to present or picture to the mind 2. a) to present a likeness or image of; portray; depict b) …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 represent as — index assume (simulate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 represent — late 14c., to bring to mind by description, also to symbolize, to be the embodiment of; from O.Fr. representer (12c.), from L. repraesentare, from re , intensive prefix, + praesentare to present, lit. to place before (see PRESENT (Cf. present)… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 represent — ► VERB 1) be entitled or appointed to act and speak for. 2) be an elected member of a legislature for. 3) constitute; amount to. 4) be a specimen or example of; typify. 5) (be represented) be present to a particular degree. 6) portray in a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 represent — [[t]re̱prɪze̱nt[/t]] ♦♦ represents, representing, represented 1) VERB If someone such as a lawyer or a politician represents a person or group of people, they act on behalf of that person or group. [V n] ...the politicians we elect to represent… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 represent — verb 1 be a member of a group ADVERB ▪ strongly, well ▪ Local businesses are well represented on the committee. ▪ equally ▪ Women and men were represented equally on the teams …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 represent */*/*/ — UK [ˌreprɪˈzent] / US verb Word forms represent : present tense I/you/we/they represent he/she/it represents present participle representing past tense represented past participle represented 1) [transitive] to speak or act officially for another …

    English dictionary

  • 14 represent — rep|re|sent W1S2 [ˌreprıˈzent] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speak for somebody)¦ 2¦(in court)¦ 3¦(be something)¦ 4¦(government)¦ 5¦(sign)¦ 6¦(symbol)¦ 7¦(sports)¦ 8 be represented 9¦(describe)¦ 10¦(art)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 represent — rep|re|sent [ ,reprı zent ] verb transitive *** ▸ 1 speak/act for someone ▸ 2 be something ▸ 3 be sign/symbol of ▸ 4 be picture/image of ▸ 5 in sports ▸ 6 be example of ▸ 7 describe someone/something ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) to speak or act officially… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 represent — v. 1) ( to depict ) to represent graphically 2) (B) ( to be the equivalent of ) this room represented home to them 3) (esp. BE) (B) ( to convey ) to represent one s grievances to the authorities 4) (d; tr.) ( to depict ) to represent as (she was… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 represent — / reprI zent/ verb 1 SPEAK FOR SB (T) a) to speak officially for another person or group of people, giving their opinions and taking action for them: Mr Kobayashi was chosen to represent the company at the conference. | He was represented in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 represent — 01. Monaco was admitted to the United Nations in May 1993, making it the smallest country [represented] there. 02. There is fairly little [representation] of women in this country s government. 03. The loss of the recent by election [represents]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 represent — rep•re•sent [[t]ˌrɛp rɪˈzɛnt[/t]] v. t. 1) to serve to stand for or denote, as a word or symbol does; symbolize: In this story the black bird represents evil[/ex] 2) to express or designate by some symbol, character, or the like: to represent… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 represent — /rɛprəˈzɛnt / (say repruh zent) verb (t) 1. to serve to express, designate, stand for, or denote, as a word, symbol, or the like; symbolise. 2. to express or designate by some term, character, symbol, or the like: to represent musical sounds by… …

    Australian English dictionary