represent

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represent

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɹɛp.ɹɪ.zɛnt/, SAMPA: /"rEp.rI.zEnt/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
represent

Third-person singular
represents

Past tense
represented

Past participle
represented

Present participle
representing

  1. To stand in the place of; to act the part of (another).
    A member of Congress represents his district in Congress.
  2. To serve as a sign or symbol of; as, mathematical symbols represent quantities or relations; words represent ideas or things.