Verb(1) take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to(2) express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol(3) be representative or typical for(4) 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(5) serve as a means of expressing something(6) be characteristic of(7) form or compose(8) be the defense counsel for someone in a trial(9) create an image or likeness of(10) play a role or part(11) perform (a play(12) describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality(13) point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance(14) bring forward and present to the mind(15) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets
(1) Joe Rogers, lieutenant governor of Colorado, seeks to represent that state's 7th District.(2) Premised upon this is capital's fetishistic claim to represent the embodiment of individual freedom and to be a social order that suspends class conflict.(3) Back wages owed to workers can be used as an estimate for the cost of compliance because they represent the amount of underpayment in compensation for a typical contractor.(4) the numbers 1├ö├ç├┤10 represent the letters A├ö├ç├┤J(5) One of them is to appoint a non-executive Director to represent consumers, and I suspect the appointment will be heavily influenced by the Government.(6) ├ö├ç├┐With their gift of intelligence and heart they [young people] represent the future of the world,├ö├ç├û he said.(7) Yet this could represent the Ghost's embodiment of the disciples' moment of doubt and fear, rather than the atheism of modern generations.(8) As a result, a well-trained artist does not need a life model or a preparatory sketch to represent a particular subject.(9) They're willing to put their life on hold in order to represent you, the student.(10) the three heads of Cerberus represent the past, present, and future(11) The faces probably represent the Yoruba god Eshu, who mediates the human and spirit worlds and plays a prominent role in the divination process.(12) And the prints represent Abstract Expressionism's entire stylistic range, from fast and visceral to cool and ethereal.(13) Just remember: not only do they represent you, but they are you, to Joe Public.(14) By opening their ranks to blue-collar workers and intellectuals alike Welsh choruses collectively represent a cross-section of the Welsh population.(15) In the ensuing excitement, they formally offered to represent him, because, as Lotta put it at the time, ├ö├ç├┐this guy, we don't want to lose.├ö├ç├û(16) Nonvoting young people represent one of the largest swing-voter blocs out there, and we better get more effective at how we target them.