Hyphenation of represent

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Definitions of represent:

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
Express indirectly by an image, form, or model
Be a symbol What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
Be representative or typical for
This period is represented by Beethoven
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
Serve as a means of expressing something
The flower represents a young girl
Be characteristic of
This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue
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
Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
Ms. Smith will represent the defendant
Create an image or likeness of
The painter represented his wife as a young girl
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
Perform (a play), especially on a stage
We are going to stage `Othello'
Describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel
Point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
Our parents represented to us the need for more caution
Bring forward and present to the mind
We presented the arguments to him We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason
To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Synonyms of represent:

verbstand for, correspond, equal, be
verb typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, mean, intend
verb be
verb serve
verb express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
verb exemplify, embody, be, personify
verb constitute, make up, comprise, be
verb defend
verb interpret, re-create
verb act, play, re-create
verb stage, present, re-create
verb describe, depict, draw
verb remonstrate, point out
verb present, lay out, state, say, tell
verb map, permute, commute, transpose

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