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represent

represent as in 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"

Synonyms

  • stand forexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; denote or connote; take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; tolerate or bear
  • correspondbe compatible, similar or consistent; be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics ; exchange messages; take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
represent as in express indirectly by an image, form, or model
  • "be a symbol"
  • "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

Synonyms

  • typifyembody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; express indirectly by an image, form, or model
  • symbolizeexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; represent or identify by using a symbol
  • symboliserepresent or identify by using a symbol; express indirectly by an image, form, or model
  • stand forexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; denote or connote; take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; tolerate or bear
represent as in be representative or typical for
  • "This period is represented by Beethoven"
represent as in 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"
represent as in serve as a means of expressing something
  • "The flower represents a young girl"
represent as in be characteristic of
  • "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"

Synonyms

  • exemplifybe characteristic of; clarify by giving an example of
represent as in 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"

Synonyms

  • constituteform or compose; create and charge with a task or function; to compose or represent; set up or lay the groundwork for
  • make upform or compose; devise or compose; do or give something to somebody in return; make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point; concoct something artificial or untrue ; put in order or neaten; adjust for; come to terms; apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier
  • comprisebe composed of; include or contain; form or compose
  • bea light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element ; have the quality of being; be identical to; occupy a certain position or area; have an existence, be extant; happen, occur, take place; be identical or equivalent to; form or compose; work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; represent, as of a character on stage; spend or use time; have life, be alive; to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form; be priced at
represent as in be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
  • "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"

Synonyms

  • defendargue or speak in defense of; be on the defensive; protect against a challenge or attack; fight against or resist strongly; protect or fight for as a champion ; be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; state or assert
represent as in create an image or likeness of
  • "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"

Synonyms

  • interpretmake sense of; give an interpretation or explanation to ; give an interpretation or rendition of; create an image or likeness of; restate (words) from one language into another language; make sense of a language
represent as in 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"

Synonyms

  • acta legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body ; something that people do or cause to happen ; a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet ; a short performance that is part of a longer program; a manifestation of insincerity; perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); behave in a certain manner; play a role or part; discharge one's duties; pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; be suitable for theatrical performance; have an effect or outcome; be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure ; behave unnaturally or affectedly; perform on a stage or theater
  • playa dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; a theatrical performance of a drama; a preset plan of action in team sports; a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; a state in which action is feasible; utilization or exercise; an attempt to get something; activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules; (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; the removal of constraints; a weak and tremulous light; verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); movement or space for movement; gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully ; participate in games or sport; act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome; play on an instrument; play a role or part; be at play; replay (as a melody); perform music on (a musical instrument); pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly; bet or wager (money); engage in recreational activities rather than work; pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity; emit recorded sound; perform on a certain location; put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game; engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; behave in a certain way; cause to emit recorded audio or video; manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; use to one's advantage; consider not very seriously; be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way; behave carelessly or indifferently; cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space; perform on a stage or theater; be performed or presented for public viewing; cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream; make bets; stake on the outcome of an issue; shoot or hit in a particular manner; use or move; employ in a game or in a specific position; contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
represent as in perform (a play), especially on a stage
  • "we are going to stage `Othello'"

Synonyms

  • stageperform (a play), especially on a stage; plan, organize, and carry out (an event); any distinct time period in a sequence of events; a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; the theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; a section or portion of a journey or course; any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
  • presenttemporal sense; being or existing in a specified place; the period of time that is happening now; something presented as a gift; a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking ; give an exhibition of to an interested audience; bring forward and present to the mind; perform (a play), especially on a stage; hand over formally ; introduce; give, especially as an honor or reward; give as a present; deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); cause to come to know personally; represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc. ; recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation
represent as in describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
  • "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
represent as in point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
  • "our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
represent as in bring forward and present to the mind
  • "We presented the arguments to him"
  • "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"

Synonyms

  • presenttemporal sense; being or existing in a specified place; the period of time that is happening now; something presented as a gift; a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking ; give an exhibition of to an interested audience; bring forward and present to the mind; perform (a play), especially on a stage; hand over formally ; introduce; give, especially as an honor or reward; give as a present; deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); cause to come to know personally; represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc. ; recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation
  • lay outlay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; get ready for a particular purpose or event; spend or invest; bring forward and present to the mind; provide a detailed plan or design
represent as in to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

    Synonyms

    • mapa diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it) ; (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) ; make a map of; explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; depict as if on a map; to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)