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1. representative

noun. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprəˈzɛnətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnətɪv'] a person who represents others.

Synonyms

  • negotiant
  • resident commissioner
  • assemblywoman
  • contact
  • middleman
  • alderman
  • assemblyman
  • head of state
  • agent
  • negotiator
  • union representative
  • envoy
  • treater
  • delegate
  • emissary
  • chief of state

Antonyms

  • international law
  • succeeding
  • blame
  • abstain

Etymology

  • representatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word representative-sample


1. Noun Phrase
If you're uncertain, do a web search for images of graphs to get a representative sample.

2. Noun Phrase
The norms are established by administering the test to a large representative sample.

3. Noun Phrase
Remove a small, representative sample of soil and send it to the testing laboratory.

2. representative

noun. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprəˈzɛnətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnətɪv'] an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose.

Synonyms

  • traveling salesman
  • proponent
  • exponent
  • voice
  • advocate
  • travelling salesman
  • flak
  • advocator
  • spokeswoman
  • spokesperson
  • commercial traveller
  • bagman
  • roadman
  • mouth
  • commercial traveler
  • interpreter
  • ambassador
  • flack
  • flack catcher
  • spokesman
  • flak catcher

Antonyms

  • atypicality
  • uncharacteristic
  • abnormal
  • appointive

Etymology

  • representatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. representative

noun. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprəˈzɛnətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnətɪv'] a member of the United States House of Representatives.

Synonyms

  • legislator
  • congresswoman
  • rep

Antonyms

  • special agent
  • general agent
  • demote
  • promote

Etymology

  • representatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. representative

adjective. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprəˈzɛnətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnətɪv'] serving to represent or typify.

Antonyms

  • close up

Etymology

  • representatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. representative

adjective. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprəˈzɛnətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnətɪv'] standing for something else.

Synonyms

  • symbolic
  • symbolical
  • allegoric
  • emblematical
  • emblematic

Antonyms

  • devoice
  • passive voice
  • active voice
  • silence

Etymology

  • representatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. representative

adjective. ['ˌrɛprəˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˌrɛprəˈzɛnətɪv, ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnətɪv'] being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives.

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan

Etymology

  • representatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sample

noun. ['ˈsæmpəl'] a small part of something intended as representative of the whole.

Synonyms

  • instance
  • random sample
  • illustration
  • representative
  • coupon
  • tasting
  • grab sample
  • example

Antonyms

  • nonrepresentative
  • atypical
  • undemocratic
  • concentration

8. sample

noun. ['ˈsæmpəl'] items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.

Synonyms

  • acceptance sampling
  • random sample
  • distribution
  • representative sample
  • stratified sample
  • proportional sample
  • sampling
  • statistical distribution

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • best
  • refrain
  • lack

9. sample

verb. ['ˈsæmpəl'] take a sample of.

Synonyms

  • degust
  • try out
  • ingest
  • have
  • taste
  • take in
  • consume
  • take

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • stay
  • be well
  • tasteful

10. sample

noun. ['ˈsæmpəl'] all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class.

Synonyms

  • natural object
  • core

Antonyms

  • lose
  • dissuade
  • dishonor
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