English Synonyms and Antonyms
A pattern is always, in modern use, that which is to be copied; a model may be either the thing to be copied or the copy that has been made from it; as, the models in the Patent Office. A pattern is commonly superficial; a model is usually in relief. A pattern must be closely followed in its minutest particulars by a faithful copyist; a model may allow a great degree of freedom. A sculptor may idealize his living model; his workmen must exactly copy in marble or metal the model he has made in clay. Compare EXAMPLE; IDEA; IDEAL.
representation, mental representation, internal representationnoun
a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf
representation, delegacy, agencynoun
the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
delegacy, government agency, histrionics, federal agency, theatrical performance, commission, deputation, way, mental representation, delegation, theatrical, agency, internal representation, bureau, office, means, mission, authority
a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency
"a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"
a factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract
"the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor"
theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionicsnoun
a performance of a play
a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting
"certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
the right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body
an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
Dictionary of English Synonymes
body of delegates or deputies
List of paraphrases for "representation":
representativeness, portrayal, depiction, représentation, representational, representative, represented, imaged, representativity, representing, representations, rappresentanza, representatives, hospitality, represent, behalf, display, distribution, advocacy, presence
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How to use representation in a sentence?
It's just another way of putting more pressure and increasing the backlog and the pressure on judges to just to do more cases and faster with limited resources and limited tools, it's another representation of the improper use of the court as an extension of the law enforcement policies of the executive branch.
Many teens have part-time jobs. They pay sales tax like everyone else. Yet, they have no representation in government, that's a terrible failure of our democracy.
The evidence reviewed by my investigators supports Planned Parenthood's representation that fetal tissue is handled in accordance with Missouri law, we have discovered no evidence whatsoever to suggest that Planned Parenthood's St. Louis facility is selling fetal tissue.
New Jersey is clearly made in an inappropriate representation of a black person and instructs people to' slam' and' whack' her, racism has no place in the world and I will not tolerate it, especially not in this district. When I saw Feel Better Doll in person, I cringed and was truly disheartened by the thought of a black child being beaten by another child or an adult for pure pleasure. To have a product depict or teach children that it is OK to hit another child, regardless of race, in order to feel good is sick.
I think it's testament that if there was more representation at that level, and more representation at the approval process, someone might have said ‘Hey, let’s consider this because there are people out there who want to swim competitively, but don't want to cut their hair down short and maybe don't want to compromise,' it's just about giving people an option.
Translations for representation
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- representacióCatalan, Valencian
- vyobrazení, představení, reprezentaceCzech
- Darstellung, RepräsentationGerman
- παράσταση, αναπαράστασηGreek
- vertegenwoordiging, weergaveDutch
- înfățișare, închipuire, reprezentareRomanian
- sự đại diệnVietnamese
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