represent, stand for, correspond(verb)
take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
"Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"
fit, stage, act, mean, typify, play, be, stand for, equate, lay out, signify, tally, agree, defend, comprise, symbolise, hold still for, match, map, exemplify, present, check, make up, correspond, gibe, symbolize, interpret, intend, jibe, constitute
typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent(verb)
express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
"What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
signify, mean, typify, hold still for, be, play, lay out, stand for, comprise, symbolise, defend, stage, interpret, map, exemplify, correspond, act, symbolize, make up, epitomize, intend, present, epitomise, constitute
be representative or typical for
"This period is represented by Beethoven"
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
"I represent the silent majority"
serve as a means of expressing something
"The flower represents a young girl"
be characteristic of
"This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"
constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be(verb)
form or compose
"This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
play, follow, embody, act, found, live, institute, even up, make up, compensate, fabricate, appoint, establish, equal, symbolize, even out, present, lay out, exist, make, pay, incorporate, typify, be, exemplify, form, cost, reconcile, stand for, correct, invent, consist, plant, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, defend, stage, conciliate, comprise, patch up, nominate, even off, name, symbolise, interpret, cook up, correspond, personify, contain, constitute, map, pay off, settle
be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
"Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
fight, stand for, act, typify, play, be, champion, support, guard, hold, defend, comprise, symbolise, interpret, map, fend for, exemplify, maintain, correspond, lay out, make up, symbolize, fight down, fight back, stage, oppose, present, constitute
create an image or likeness of
"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
stage, act, construe, typify, play, be, stand for, lay out, rede, defend, comprise, symbolise, translate, map, exemplify, present, understand, make up, correspond, read, symbolize, interpret, render, see, constitute
act, play, represent(verb)
play a role or part
"Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
take on, fiddle, dissemble, interpret, bet, spiel, act, bring, make up, behave, run, symbolize, trifle, play, diddle, meet, lay out, move, roleplay, dally, typify, be, act as, toy, encounter, stand for, playact, flirt, do, make for, wager, stage, exemplify, recreate, pretend, present, comprise, symbolise, work, correspond, constitute, map, wreak, defend
stage, present, represent(verb)
perform (a play), especially on a stage
"we are going to stage `Othello'"
portray, act, demo, make up, exhibit, introduce, show, acquaint, deliver, symbolize, present, confront, play, arrange, typify, be, exemplify, gift, stand for, salute, give, defend, lay out, comprise, face, demonstrate, symbolise, interpret, correspond, award, submit, constitute, map, stage, pose
describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
"He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
"our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
present, represent, lay out(verb)
bring forward and present to the mind
"We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
lay out, portray, act, demo, make up, exhibit, present, show, acquaint, deliver, symbolize, award, confront, array, typify, be, exemplify, gift, stand for, play, give, defend, stage, comprise, salute, pose, face, demonstrate, symbolise, interpret, correspond, set, set up, submit, constitute, map, introduce, set out, range
to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
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The British government now has no democratic mandate to represent the views of the North in any future negotiations with the European Union and I do believe that there is a democratic imperative for a 'border poll' to be held, the implications for all of us on the island of Ireland are absolutely massive. This could have very profound implications for our economy (in Northern Ireland).
This evening information was provided to my office, which established misrepresentations were made to me about the facts concerning the discovery of the rape evidence bag. In keeping with my ethical obligations as an officer of the court, I can no longer represent my client effectively, and am withdrawing, in my 30 years of practicing law, none of us in this profession has seen anything like( this).
Sarkis Izmirlian said in a statement. According to the bankruptcy filing, Baha Mar Ltd sent teams to Beijing three times over the last two months in attempts to salvage an agreement. The bankruptcy filing represents the latest setback for China State Construction, which was banned from participating in World Bank-funded projects for six years starting in January 2009, after the multilateral agency found that China State Construction had colluded in rigging bids for a Philippines road project. According to the bankruptcy filing, China State Construction claims that Baha Mar Ltd has withheld $ 140 million in funds it is owed, an assertion Baha Mar disputes. The Export-Import Bank of China, according to the filing, has refused to release approximately $ 112 million remaining in the $ 2.45 billion loan China Export-Import Bank extended for the project. The Bahamas, a country of about 353,000 people, has an economy heavily dependent on tourism, and Baha Mar Ltd was expected to create 5,000 new jobs when fully operational. The resort's projected annual payroll of $ 130 million would represent about 12 percent of the country's gross domestic product, the developer said in its court filing. It's an absolute disaster.
Too many girls are being refused the chance to reap the positive benefits that extend beyond the playing field, the stark statistics represent lost opportunities that would have enriched girls' high school experience and boosted their academic performance and overall health.
It is quite simply a geological mess : Everything is curved, broken and stacked, compared to this, the Himalayas, for example, represent a rather simple system. There you can follow several large fault lines across a distance of more than 2,000 kilometers.
Translations for represent
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- representarCatalan, Valencian
- reprezentovat, zastupovatCzech
- darstellen, repräsentierenGerman
- kuvata, edustaaFinnish
- jouer, représenterFrench
- riochdaichScottish Gaelic
- képvisel, ábrázol, játszik, jelölHungarian
- voorstellen, representeren, vertegenwoordigenDutch
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