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represent
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Results: 8
1. To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place of; to exhibit the counterpart or image of; to typify.
2. To portray by pictoral or plastic art; to delineate; as, to represent a landscape in a picture, a horse in bronze, and the like.
5. To serve as a sign or symbol of; as, mathematical symbols represent quantities or relations; words represent ideas or things.
7. To form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension ( something which was originally apprehended by direct presentation). See Presentative, 3.
Part of Speech: noun
1. To stand in the place of; to supply the place, perform the duties, exercise the rights, or receive the share, of; to speak and act with authority in behalf of; to act the part of ( another); as, an heir represents his ancestor; an attorney represents his client in court; a member of Congress represents his district in Congress.
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