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1. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to.

Synonyms

  • correspond
  • stand for
  • equal

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • behave

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How do you spell represent? Is it representate ?

A common misspelling of represent is representate

Example sentences of the word represent


1. Adjective
Marketing, finance, economics and accounting represent some of the many areas of business.

2. Verb, base form
Gift-giving etiquette for wedding anniversaries involves giving a gift made of a different material to represent each anniversary year.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Your academic adviser can guide you regarding what classes represent the best choices for you.

Quotes containing the word represent


1. The mission of art is to represent nature not to imitate her.
- William Morris Hunt

2. Bad people are, from the point of view of art, fascinating studies. They represent colour, variety and strangeness. Good people exasperate one's reason; bad people stir one's imagination.
- Oscar Wilde

3. You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

2. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.

Synonyms

  • be
  • epitomise
  • typify
  • symbolize
  • mean
  • stand for
  • symbolise
  • embody
  • epitomize
  • personify

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • follower
  • unworthy
  • hide

3. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] be representative or typical for.

Synonyms

  • instantiate
  • be

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

4. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] 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.

Antonyms

  • forbid

5. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] serve as a means of expressing something.

Synonyms

  • verbalize
  • dramatise
  • portray
  • express
  • verbalise
  • embody
  • dramatize
  • belie
  • give tongue to
  • misrepresent

Antonyms

  • absent
  • absence
  • future
  • past

6. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] be characteristic of.

Synonyms

  • embody
  • personify
  • exemplify

Antonyms

  • activity
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • real

7. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] form or compose.

Synonyms

  • be
  • comprise
  • make
  • fall into
  • fall under
  • supplement
  • pose
  • compose
  • constitute
  • range
  • straddle
  • form
  • present

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

8. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.

Antonyms

  • disapprove

9. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] create an image or likeness of.

Synonyms

  • portray
  • draw
  • model
  • show
  • chart
  • present
  • graph
  • mock up
  • profile
  • picture
  • re-create
  • carnalize
  • stylize
  • render
  • conventionalize
  • paint
  • animalise
  • depict
  • capture
  • map
  • limn
  • sensualize
  • interpret
  • stylise
  • silhouette

Antonyms

  • kern
  • uncover
  • literalize
  • spiritualize

10. represent

verb. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛnt, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt'] play a role or part.

Synonyms

  • portray
  • make
  • act out
  • support
  • re-create
  • play
  • act
  • emote
  • reenact
  • pretend
  • enact
  • make believe
  • parody
  • act as
  • playact
  • impersonate

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • top out
  • level
  • break
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