Definition of Representation

1. Noun. A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image.




2. Noun. A creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something.

3. Noun. The act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf.
Generic synonyms: Cooperation
Specialized synonyms: Proportional Representation
Derivative terms: Represent, Represent

4. Noun. The state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent.
Exact synonyms: Agency, Delegacy
Generic synonyms: State
Specialized synonyms: Free Agency, Legal Representation, Virus
Derivative terms: Agent, Represent

5. Noun. A body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency. "A Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"
Generic synonyms: Body
Derivative terms: Represent

6. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: Statement

7. Noun. A performance of a play.
Exact synonyms: Histrionics, Theatrical, Theatrical Performance
Generic synonyms: Performance, Public Presentation
Specialized synonyms: Matinee
Derivative terms: Histrionic, Represent, Represent, Theatrical

8. Noun. A statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting. "Certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
Generic synonyms: Statement
Derivative terms: Represent

9. Noun. The right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body.
Generic synonyms: Right

10. Noun. An activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent.

Definition of Representation

1. n. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.

2. n. The act of re- presenting, or the state of being presented again; a new presentation; as, re-presentation of facts previously stated.

Definition of Representation

1. Noun. That which represents another. ¹

2. Noun. (context: legal) The lawyers and staff who argue on behalf of another in court. ¹

3. Noun. (context: politics) The ability to elect a representative to speak on one's behalf in government; the role of this representative in government. ¹

4. Noun. A figure, image or idea that substitutes reality. ¹

5. Noun. A theatrical performance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Representation

1. presentation [n -S] - See also: presentation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Representation

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Literary usage of Representation

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"in the House of Representatives was the question of the basis of representation. What should the proportion rest upon? The Randolph resolution declared, ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"in the House of Representatives was the question of the basis of representation. What should the proportion rest upon? The Randolph resolution declared, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The principle on which a constitution establishes the representation, or the way in which the people participate in the government, furnishes an important ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1898)
"The political speculator has constructed ideal systems of representation, and pointed out flaws in existing systems. The moralist has debated the questions, ..."

5. The Philosophical Review by Sage School of Philosophy, Cunningham, Gustavus Watts, 1881-, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Jacob Gould Schurman (1897)
"directly or indirectly represented in the indirect representation. If I say that X is a person of my own height, I produce in the hearer a direct ..."

6. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"The judgment of taste has nothing at its basis but the form of the purposiveness of an object (or of its mode of representation) Every purpose, ..."

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