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represent



verb
1. take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to (Freq. 39)
- Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
Syn:
stand for, correspond
Derivationally related forms:
correspondent (for: correspond), representation
Hypernyms:
equal, be
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
- Something is ----ing PP (for: correspond)
2. express indirectly by an image, form, or model;
be a symbol (Freq. 28)
- What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
Syn:
typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for
Derivationally related forms:
representative, representation, symbolisation (for: symbolise), symboliser (for: symbolise), symbol (for: symbolise), symbolization (for: symbolize), symbolizer (for: symbolize), symbolizing (for: symbolize), symbol (for: symbolize), typification (for: typify)
Hypernyms:
mean, intend
Hyponyms:
embody, be, personify, typify, epitomize, epitomise
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
3. be representative or typical for (Freq. 14)
- This period is represented by Beethoven
Derivationally related forms:
representative
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
instantiate, speak for
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
4. 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 (Freq. 11)
- I represent the silent majority
Derivationally related forms:
representative, representation
Hypernyms:
serve
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
5. serve as a means of expressing something (Freq. 8)
- The flower represents a young girl
Derivationally related forms:
representative
Hypernyms:
express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
Hyponyms:
misrepresent, belie, dramatize, dramatise, portray, embody
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
6. be characteristic of (Freq. 7)
- This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue
Syn:
exemplify
Derivationally related forms:
exemplification (for: exemplify), example (for: exemplify)
Hypernyms:
embody, be, personify
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
7. form or compose (Freq. 5)
- 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
Syn:
constitute, make up, comprise, be
Derivationally related forms:
makeup (for: make up), constituent (for: constitute), make-up (for: make up)
Hyponyms:
make, compose, form, constitute, range,
straddle, fall into, fall under, present, pose, supplement
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
8. create an image or likeness of (Freq. 2)
- The painter represented his wife as a young girl
Syn:
interpret
Derivationally related forms:
interpretation (for: interpret), interpreter (for: interpret), representation
Topics:
art, artistic creation, artistic production
Hypernyms:
re-create
Hyponyms:
sensualize, carnalize, silhouette, animalize, animalise,
profile, paint, capture, picture, depict, render,
show, stylize, stylise, conventionalize, map, portray,
portray, present, draw, model, mock up,
graph, chart
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
9. be the defense counsel for someone in a trial (Freq. 2)
- Ms. Smith will represent the defendant
Syn:
defend
Ant:
prosecute (for: defend)
Derivationally related forms:
representation, defendant (for: defend), defence (for: defend)
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They want to represent the prisoners
10. play a role or part (Freq. 1)
- 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
Syn:
act, play
Derivationally related forms:
representation, play (for: play), player (for: play), playing (for: play), actable (for: act), actor (for: act), act (for: act), acting (for: act)
Topics:
performing arts
Hypernyms:
re-create
Hyponyms:
make, pretend, make believe, support, enact,
reenact, act out, impersonate, portray, parody, emote
Verb Group:
act, play, act as, roleplay, playact
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
11. perform (a play), especially on a stage
- we are going to stage 'Othello'
Syn:
stage, present
Derivationally related forms:
representation, presentment (for: present), stage (for: stage), stager (for: stage), staging (for: stage)
Topics:
performing arts
Hypernyms:
re-create
Hyponyms:
set, localize, localise, place
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
12. describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
- He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel
Hypernyms:
describe, depict, draw
Hyponyms:
symbolize, symbolise, actualize, actualise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
13. point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
- our parents represented to us the need for more caution
Derivationally related forms:
representation
Hypernyms:
remonstrate, point out
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
14. bring forward and present to the mind
- We presented the arguments to him
- We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason
Syn:
present, lay out
Derivationally related forms:
representation, presentation (for: present)
Hypernyms:
state, say, tell
Hyponyms:
argue, reason, indicate, spin
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
15. to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
Syn:
map
Derivationally related forms:
map (for: map), mapping (for: map)
Hypernyms:
permute, commute, transpose
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s something PP

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