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represent

rep·re·sent

represent

 
pronunciation:
re prih zent
part of speech: verb
inflections: represented, representing, represents
definition 1: to be a symbol of something.
People say that red roses represent the feeling of love.
synonyms:
designate, mean, stand for
similar words:
express
definition 2: to be one person who speaks and acts for many other people, especially in government.
Every state elects two senators to represent its people.
similar words:
serve, speak for, stand for
derivations: representable (adj.), representability (n.)