represent

phonetic symbol: / rèprəzént | rèprɪzént / 

represent - English Dictionary

[ verb ]
■ to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
map

[ verb ]
■ bring forward and present to the mind
e.g.)
・We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason
lay out , present

[ verb ]
■ point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
e.g.)
・our parents represented to us the need for more caution

[ verb ]
■ express indirectly by an image, form, or model
■ be a symbol
stand for , symbolise , symbolize , typify

[ verb ]
■ describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
e.g.)
・He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel

[ verb ]
■ serve as a means of expressing something
e.g.)
・The flower represents a young girl

[ verb ]
■ create an image or likeness of
e.g.)
・The painter represented his wife as a young girl
interpret

[ verb ]
■ perform (a play), especially on a stage
present , stage

[ verb ]
■ play a role or part
act , play

[ 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
e.g.)
・I represent the silent majority

[ verb ]
■ be representative or typical for
e.g.)
・This period is represented by Beethoven

[ verb ]
■ be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
e.g.)
・Ms. Smith will represent the defendant
defend

[ verb ]
■ form or compose
e.g.)
・This sum represents my entire income for a year
be , comprise , constitute , make up

[ verb ]
■ take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
correspond , stand for

[ verb ]
■ be characteristic of
exemplify

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