HyperDic: represent

English > 15 senses of the word represent:
VERBstativerepresent, stand for, correspondtake the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
communicationrepresent, typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand forexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model
socialrepresentbe representative or typical for
socialrepresentbe a delegate or spokesperson for
communicationrepresentserve as a means of expressing something
stativerepresent, exemplifybe characteristic of
stativerepresent, constitute, make up, comprise, beform or compose
socialrepresent, defendbe the defense counsel for someone in a trial
creationrepresent, interpretcreate an image or likeness of
creationrepresent, act, playplay a role or part
creationrepresent, stage, presentperform (a play) , especially on a stage
communicationrepresentdescribe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
communicationrepresentpoint out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
communicationrepresent, present, lay outbring forward and present to the mind
changerepresent, mapto establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
represent > pronunciation
Soundsreh.prahzeh'nt; reh.prihzeh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningTake the place of or be parallel or equivalent to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsstand for, correspond
Broaderequal, beBe identical or equivalent to
Nounsrepresentationan activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningExpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymstypify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for
Narrowerembody, be, personifyrepresent, as of a character on stage
typify, epitomize, epitomiseembody the essential characteristics / characteristics of or be a typical example of
Broadermean, intendmean or intend to express or convey
Spanishrepresentar, simbolizar
Catalanrepresentar, simbolitzar
Adjectivesrepresentativestanding for something else
Nounsrepresentationa presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningBe representative or typical for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This period is represented by Beethoven"
Narrowerinstantiaterepresent by an instance
speak forBe a spokesperson for
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishrepresentar
Catalanrepresentar
Adjectivesrepresentativeserving to represent or typify
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningBe a delegate or spokesperson for; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office ... / office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant / tenant representing other tenants / tenants in a housing dispute.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I represent the silent majority"
BroaderserveDo duty or hold offices
Spanishrepresentar
Catalanrepresentar
Adjectivesrepresentativebeing or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives
Nounsrepresentationthe act of representing
representationa body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency
representationthe state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningServe as a means of expressing something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The flower represents a young girl"
Narrowerdramatize, dramatiserepresent something in a dramatic manner
embodyrepresent or express something abstract in tangible form
misrepresent, belierepresent falsely
portrayPortray in words / words
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
Spanishrepresentar
Catalanrepresentar
Adjectivesrepresentativestanding for something else
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningBe characteristic of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymexemplify
Broaderembody, be, personifyrepresent, as of a character on stage
Spanishdemostrar, ejemplificar, ilustrar, tipificar
Catalandemostrar, exemplificar, il·lustrar, tipificar
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 7, stative
Meaningform or compose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "This sum represents my entire income for a year"
Synonymsconstitute, make up, comprise, be
Narrowercomposeform the substance of
fall into, fall underBe included in or classified as
form, constitute, makeTo compose or represent
makeconstitute the essence of
present, poseintroduce
range, straddleRange or extend over
supplementServe as a supplement to
Spanishconstituir, integrar, representar, ser
Catalanconstituir, formar, integrar, representar, ser
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 8, social
MeaningBe the defense counsel for someone in a trial.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to represent the prisoners
Example"Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
Synonymdefend
OppositeprosecuteBring a criminal action against (in a trial)
Spanishdefender, representar
Catalandefendre, defensar, representar
Nounsrepresentationthe act of representing
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 9, creation
Meaningcreate an image or likeness of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
Synonyminterpret
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Narroweranimalize, animaliserepresent in the form of an animal
capturesucceed in representing or expressing something intangible
drawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
graph, chartrepresent by means of a graph
mapmake a map of
model, mock upConstruct a model of
paintmake a painting / painting of
picture, depict, render, showshow in, or as in, a picture / picture
portray, depict, limnmake a portrait of
portray, presentrepresent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
profilerepresent in profile, by drawing or painting
sensualize, carnalizerepresent materialistically, as in a painting or a sculpture
silhouetterepresent by a silhouette
stylize, stylise, conventionalizerepresent according to a conventional style
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Spanishconstituir, figurar, representar
Catalanconstituir, figurar, representar
Nounsrepresentationa creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 10, creation
MeaningPlay a role or part.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsact, play
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Entailed byenterCome on stage
Narroweract outrepresent an incident, state, or emotion by action, especially on stage
emoteGive expression or emotion to, in a stage or movie role
enact, reenact, act outact out
impersonate, portrayassume or act the character of
make, pretend, make believerepresent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
parodymake a spoof of or make fun of
supportPlay a subordinate role to (another performer)
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Similar toact, play, act aspretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
act, play, roleplay, playactPerform on a stage or theater
playpretend to be somebody in the framework of a game / game or playful activity
Spanishinterpretar, jugar, representar, tocar
Catalanjugar, representar, tocar
Nounsrepresentationa performance of a play
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 11, creation
MeaningPerform (a play) , especially on a stage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsstage, present
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Entailed bycastselect to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
Narrowerset, localize, localise, placeLocate
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Spanishescenificar, montar, poner en escena, presentar, representar
Catalanescenificar, representar
Nounsrepresentationa performance of a play
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 12, communication
Meaningdescribe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
Narroweractualize, actualiserepresent or describe realistically
symbolize, symboliserepresent or identify by using a symbol
Broaderdescribe, depict, drawGive a description of
Spanishconstituir, representar
Catalanconstituir
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 13, communication
Meaningpoint out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
Broaderremonstrate, point outPresent and urge reasons in opposition
Nounsrepresentationa statement of facts and reasons made in appealing / appealing or protesting
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 14, communication
Meaningbring forward and present to the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
Synonymspresent, lay out
Narrowerargue, indicateGive evidence of
argue, reasonPresent reasons and arguments
spinTwist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishmostrar, obsequiar, presentar, representar
Catalanobsequiar, presentar-se, presentar
Nounsrepresentationa presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
English > represent: 15 senses > verb 15, change
MeaningTo establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) .
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymmap
Broaderpermute, commute, transposechange the order or arrangement / arrangement of
Catalanrepresentar

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