Represent

  • (verb): Point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance.
    Example: "Our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on represent:

Rugoconites
... genus from the very similar Paleophragmodictya, and may represent the channels of the gastrovascular system (Fedonkin Cope 1985) ... Speculation that they may represent sponges (Gehling 1996) is not accepted by Sepkoski et al ... Fossil Rugoconites have been reported in clusters this may represent a social/colonial way of life, or simply accumulation by the action of currents, sea-floor processes, or possibly preservational conditions (Drose ...
Chi Capricorni - Chinese Name
... In Chinese, 十二國 (Shíer Guó), meaning Twelve States, refers to an asterism which is represent twelve ancient states in the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period ... Consequently, χ Capricorni itself is represent the state Qi (齊), together with 112 Herculis in Left Wall of Heavenly Market Enclosure (asterism) ... that χ Capricorni, together with φ Capricorni, were represent the state Wei (魏) ...
Prototaxites - Morphology
... Infilled casts which may represent the spaces formerly occupied by "roots" of Prototaxites are common in early Devonian strata ... It is probable that the preserved "trunks" represent the fruiting body, or "sporophore", of a fungus, which would have been fuelled by a mycelium, a net of dispersed filaments ... has led to suggestions that the latter may represent leaves of Prototaxites ...
Hal Kant - Music Business
... Kant decided that "the other guys should have an attorney, too" and proceeded to help represent a series of artists including The Association, Captain Beefheart, Hot Tuna, Janis ... He turned down an opportunity to represent The Doors after the group demanded that he only represent them ...
Demographics Of British Bangladeshis - Religion
2001) Islam 92.48% British Bangladeshi Muslims represent 16.35% of the British Muslim community and 0.46% of the UK population 259,712 Not Stated 5.83% 0.37% of the total ...

More definitions of "represent":

  • (verb): Be characteristic of.
    Synonyms: exemplify
  • (verb): Serve as a means of expressing something.
    Example: "The flower represents a young girl"
  • (verb): Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.
    Example: "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
    Synonyms: defend
  • (verb): To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).
    Synonyms: map
  • (verb): Be representative or typical for.
    Example: "This period is represented by Beethoven"
  • (verb): Describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality.
    Example: "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
  • (verb): Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
    Synonyms: stage, present
  • (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.
    Example: "I represent the silent majority"; "This actor is a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association"
  • (verb): Bring forward and present to the mind.
    Example: "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
    Synonyms: present, lay out
  • (verb): Play a role or part.
    Synonyms: act, play
  • (verb): Create an image or likeness of.
    Synonyms: interpret

Famous quotes containing the word represent:

    What have Massachusetts and the North sent a few sane representatives to Congress for, of late years?... All their speeches put together and boiled down ... do not match for manly directness and force, and for simple truth, the few casual remarks of crazy John Brown on the floor of the Harper’s Ferry engine-house,—that man whom you are about to hang, to send to the other world, though not to represent you there.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I rejoice that there are owls.... They represent the stark twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    All parties attempt to represent important things that have developed outside themselves as unimportant, and where they fail in this they assail those things all the more bitterly the more admirable they are.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)