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:

Hal Kant - Music Business
... have an attorney, too" and proceeded to help represent a series of artists including The Association, Captain Beefheart, Hot Tuna, Janis Joplin, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Sonny Cher ... He turned down an opportunity to represent The Doors after the group demanded that he only represent them ...
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 ("hyphae") ... plant Nematothallus has led to suggestions that the latter may represent leaves of Prototaxites ...
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% of the total number of non-correspondents ...
Chi Capricorni - Chinese Name
... 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 χ Capricorni, φ Capricorni, ι Capricorni, 38 ... Consequently, χ Capricorni itself is represent the state Qi (齊), together with 112 Herculis in Left Wall of Heavenly Market Enclosure (asterism) ... R.H.Allen had opinion that χ Capricorni, together with φ Capricorni, were represent the state Wei (魏) ...
Rugoconites
... 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 ... 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 (Dros ...

More definitions of "represent":

  • (verb): Be representative or typical for.
    Example: "This period is represented by Beethoven"
  • (verb): To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).
    Synonyms: map
  • (verb): Play a role or part.
    Synonyms: act, play
  • (verb): Point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance.
    Example: "Our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
  • (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
  • (verb): Serve as a means of expressing something.
    Example: "The flower represents a young girl"
  • (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): Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
    Synonyms: stage, present
  • (verb): Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.
    Example: "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
    Synonyms: defend
  • (verb): Be characteristic of.
    Synonyms: exemplify

Famous quotes containing the word represent:

    I would gladly chastise those who represent things as different from what they are. Those who steal property or make counterfeit money are punished, and those ought to be still more severely dealt with who steal away or falsify the good name of a prince.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)

    For it is the nature and end of this relation, that they should represent the human race to each other. All that is in the world, which is or ought to be known, is cunningly wrought into the texture of man, of woman.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Giles Lacey: I say, old boy, I’m trying to find exactly what your wife does do.
    Maxim de Winter: She sketches a little.
    Giles Lacey: Sketches. Oh not this modern stuff, I hope. You know, portrait of a lamp shade upside down to represent a soul in torment.
    Robert E. Sherwood (1896–1955)