What is represent?

  • (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"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on represent:

Demographics Of British Bangladeshis - Religion
... Population (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 ...
Rugoconites
... to distinguish this 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 ...
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 ... Nematothallus has led to suggestions that the latter may represent leaves of Prototaxites ...
Hal Kant - Music Business
... decided that "the other guys should have an attorney, too" and proceeded to help represent a series of artists including The Association, Captain Beefheart ... He turned down an opportunity to represent The Doors after the group demanded that he only represent them ...
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, consisting of ... Consequently, χ Capricorni itself is represent the state Qi (齊), together with 112 Herculis in Left Wall of Heavenly Market Enclosure (asterism) ... had opinion that χ Capricorni, together with φ Capricorni, were represent the state Wei (魏) ...

More definitions of "represent":

  • (verb): Play a role or part.
    Synonyms: 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.
    Example: "I represent the silent majority"; "This actor is a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association"
  • (verb): Serve as a means of expressing something.
    Example: "The flower represents a young girl"
  • (verb): Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
    Synonyms: stage, present
  • (verb): Be characteristic of.
    Synonyms: exemplify
  • (verb): Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.
    Example: "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
    Synonyms: defend
  • (verb): Point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance.
    Example: "Our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
  • (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): Bring forward and present to the mind.
    Example: "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
    Synonyms: present, lay out
  • (verb): Create an image or likeness of.
    Synonyms: interpret

Famous quotes containing the word represent:

    James Brown and Frank Sinatra are two different quantities in the universe. They represent two different experiences of the world.
    Imamu Amiri Baraka [Everett Leroi Jones] (b. 1934)

    It seemed monstrous to our intolerant youth that “poor white folksy” men should have an equal right with gentlemen, born and bred, in deciding who should represent the county in the Legislature and the district in Congress.
    Marion Harland (1830–1922)

    “Moo” may represent an idea, but only the cow knows.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)