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Definitions of representation

  1. a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the right of being representated by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; "certain representations were made concerning police brutality" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency; "a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. That which represents. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The state of being represented. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The act of making statements in order to influence opinion; the statement so made; that which stands for or symbolizes something; as, Greek myths were representations of facts in nature; an image, model, or picture; a dramatic performance; a body of persons acting for others; as, the representation of a district in the legislature; the acting for, or standing in the place of, another, or others; the state of having persons to act in one's behalf; as, no taxation without representation. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Act of representing or exhibiting: that which represents: an image: picture: dramatic performance: part performed by a representative: statement. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Act of representing; that which represents; an image; picture; exhibition; statement; body of representatives. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. The act of representing, or the state of bening represented. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. That which represents; a likeness; model; description; dramatic performance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Representatives collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A second presentation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. The act of representing; that which represents something; likeness; exhibition, as of a play on the stage; exhibition of a character in a play; statement or account; a standing in the place of another; appearance for another; the business or function of a representative; representatives collectively. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. The act of describing or showing; a respectful declaration; that which exhibits by resemblance, as a picture or a statue; a plan; a map; a model; performance, as of a play on the stage. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for representation

  1. The hideous dramatic representation of the woman's crime for which Geoffrey had asked was in no respect necessary: the means were all prepared, and the manner of using them was self- evident. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. Nor, for that matter, could there have been much need of representation in Parliament for the sea- coast town of Dunwich. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
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