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Synonyms for represent

act for

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  • act for
  • speak for
  • appear for
  • speak on behalf of
  • be the representative of

stand for

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  • stand for
  • substitute for
  • play the part of
  • assume the role of
  • serve as

play for

Synonyms

  • play for
  • appear for
  • be a member of the team

constitute

express

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represent someone as something or someone: make out to be

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  • make out to be
  • claim to be
  • describe as

represent yourself as something or someone: pass yourself off as

Synonyms

  • pass yourself off as
  • claim to be
  • pose as
  • pretend to be
  • purport to be
  • profess to be
  • present yourself as

Synonyms for represent

to serve as an example, image, or symbol of

to serve as an official delegate of

Synonyms for represent

take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

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express indirectly by an image, form, or model

be representative or typical for

be a delegate or spokesperson for

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be characteristic of

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be the defense counsel for someone in a trial

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perform (a play), especially on a stage

describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance

bring forward and present to the mind

to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

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References in classic literature ?
3: But in the "Great Eoiae" Peirene is represented to be the daughter of Oebalius.
The intervals between the horizontal lines in the diagram, may represent each a thousand generations; but it would have been better if each had represented ten thousand generations.
In the diagram the process is represented up to the ten-thousandth generation, and under a condensed and simplified form up to the fourteen-thousandth generation.
She knew what it was all meant to represent, but it was so pretentiously false and unnatural that she first felt ashamed for the actors and then amused at them.
In the second act there was scenery representing tombstones, there was a round hole in the canvas to represent the moon, shades were raised over the footlights, and from horns and contrabass came deep notes while many people appeared from right and left wearing black cloaks and holding things like daggers in their hands.
"Both my aunts had bad colds," she said softly, "and sent me to represent the family."
They represented that the season was rapidly advancing; the weather for some days had been extremely cold; the mountains were already almost impassable from snow, and would soon present effectual barriers.
Most of the scientific drawings have been taken from the stranded fish; and these are about as correct as a drawing of a wrecked ship, with broken back, would correctly represent the noble animal itself in all its undashed pride of hull and spars.
Writing seems to have consisted originally of pictures, which gradually became conventionalized, coming in time to represent syllables, and finally letters on the telephone principle of "T for Tommy." But it would seem that writing nowhere began as an attempt to represent speech it began as a direct pictorial representation of what was to be expressed.
If you say the same thing to a Frenchman with a slight knowledge of English he will go through some inner speech which may be represented by "Que dit-il?
We can easily represent things as we wish them to be.
"How did the Honourable Member whom you represent know that I was coming again?" inquired the Hurled-back Allegation.
To represent me as viewing AMERICA with ill- nature, coldness, or animosity, is merely to do a very foolish thing: which is always a very easy one.
In so far as they were out of the ordinary and were not mere common workingmen such as carpenters and laundrymen, they represented romance.
It is a heavy annoyance to a writer, who endeavors to represent nature, its various attitudes and circumstances, in a reasonably correct outline and true coloring, that so much of the mean and ludicrous should be hopelessly mixed up with the purest pathos which life anywhere supplies to him.