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Synonyms for representative
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. representative(noun)

    a person who represents others

    Synonyms:
    interpreter, congresswoman, illustration, voice, example, congressman, spokesperson, instance

    Antonyms:
    undemocratic, untypical, nonrepresentative, unsymbolic, atypical

  2. spokesperson, interpreter, representative, voice(noun)

    an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

    "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"

    Synonyms:
    congressman, translator, vocalisation, instance, vocalization, vocalism, example, part, voice, articulation, interpretive program, vox, illustration, phonation, congresswoman, interpreter, spokesperson

    Antonyms:
    atypical, unsymbolic, undemocratic, untypical, nonrepresentative

  3. congressman, congresswoman, representative(noun)

    a member of the United States House of Representatives

    Synonyms:
    interpreter, congresswoman, illustration, voice, example, congressman, spokesperson, instance

    Antonyms:
    untypical, atypical, unsymbolic, nonrepresentative, undemocratic

  4. example, illustration, instance, representative(adj)

    an item of information that is typical of a class or group

    "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"

    Synonyms:
    congressman, object lesson, good example, instance, lesson, exemplar, case, example, voice, congresswoman, illustration, deterrent example, model, exemplification, interpreter, spokesperson, exercise

    Antonyms:
    atypical, undemocratic, nonrepresentative, unsymbolic, untypical

  5. representative(adj)

    serving to represent or typify

    "representative moviegoers"; "a representative modern play"

    Antonyms:
    nonrepresentative, atypical, untypical, unsymbolic, undemocratic

  6. representative(adj)

    standing for something else

    "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"

    Antonyms:
    atypical, nonrepresentative, undemocratic, untypical, unsymbolic

  7. representative(adj)

    being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives

    "representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people"

    Antonyms:
    unsymbolic, untypical, undemocratic, atypical, nonrepresentative

Wiktionary

  1. representative(noun)

    Synonyms:
    rep

  2. representative(noun)

    Typical; having the same properties of interest as a larger group.

    I will send a representative to work out the details of the contract.

    Synonyms:
    rep

  3. representative(noun)

    A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.

    She served four terms as representative of her local at the national union convention.

    Synonyms:
    rep

  4. representative(noun)

    One that is taken as typical of its class.

    Synonyms:
    rep

  5. representative(noun)

    A member of the US House of Representatives.

    All representatives face re-election every two years.

    Synonyms:
    rep

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. representative

    These words agree in designating one who acts in the place of some other or others. The legate is an ecclesiastical officer representing the Pope. In strict usage the deputy or delegate is more limited in functions and more closely bound by instructions than a representative. A single officer may have a deputy; many persons combine to choose a delegate or representative. In the United States informal assemblies send delegates to nominating conventions with no legislative authority; representatives are legally elected to Congress and the various legislatures, with lawmaking power.

    Synonyms:
    delegate, deputy, legate, proxy, substitute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. representative

    Synonyms:
    likeness, personation, semblance, exhibition

  2. representative(n)

    Synonyms:
    agent, commissioner, proxy, deputy, substitute, embodiment, personation, delegate, vicar, vicegerent, principal, sovereign, constituency

    Antonyms:
    autocrat, dictator

  3. representative(a)

    Synonyms:
    figurative, symbolical, delegated to others

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. representative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    figurative, typical, symbolical

  2. representative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    delegated, acting for others

  3. representative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    delegate, deputy, substitute, agent, proxy, LOCUM TENENS

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. representative(a)

    Synonyms:
    delegated, vicarious, typical, figurative, symbolical, emblematic

  2. representative(n)

    Synonyms:
    deputy, delegate, vicar, proxy, agent, substitute, vicegerent, surrogate, regent, commissioner, envoy, emissary, ambassador, exponent

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. representative

    Synonyms:
    See Legally acceptable representative

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How to use representative in a sentence?

  1. Police Chief Jeri Williams:

    As soon as I was aware of the video, I began an immediate internal investigation, i assure you that this incident is not representative of the majority of Phoenix police officers who serve this city.

  2. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz:

    Yesterday, the court doubled down with a 5-4 opinion that undermines not just the definition of marriage, but the very foundations of our representative system of government, for those who say the marriage decision yesterday is the law of the land, it is fundamentally illegitimate, it is wrong, it is not law, and it is not the Constitution.

  3. The President:

    You look at those protests and that was a far more representative cross section of America out on the streets, peacefully protesting. Who felt moved to do something because of the injustices that they have seen. That didn't exist back in the 1960s.

  4. Bruce Castor:

    I knew I had bound the commonwealth as a representative of the sovereign.

  5. Jessica Levinson:

    Voters say every two years that they want somebody new in Congress, but we keep reelect incumbents, they are tough to beat. Sometime it can just be a voter looking down the ballot and seeing the word ‘representative’ next to their name.


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