represent

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represent is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
represent

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
represent

Third-person singular
represents

Past tense
represented

Past participle
represented

Present participle
representing

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

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