|1.||[ noun ] a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image|
|Related terms:||content image memory model interpretation percept stereotype blur appearance abstractionism concretism phantasmagoria schema overlap antitype instantiation psychosexuality present|
|2.||[ noun ] creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something|
|Related terms:||creation picture map copy drawing model stage_set objectification display illustration document cutaway creche projection rubbing pieta nomogram adumbration stations_of_the_Cross cosmography audiogram ecce_homo model shade effigy represent|
|3.||[ noun ] (politics) the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf|
|Related terms:||cooperation proportional_representation defend|
|4.||[ noun ] a factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract|
"the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor"
|5.||[ noun ] a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency|
"a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"
|Related terms:||body represent|
|6.||[ noun ] a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting|
"certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
|Related terms:||statement represent|
|7.||[ noun ] the right of being representated by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body|
|8.||[ noun ] (theater,performing arts) a performance of play|
|Synonyms:||histrionics theatrical theatrical_performance|
|Related terms:||performance matinee stage|
|9.||[ noun ] the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent|
|Related terms:||state free_agency legal_representation virus represent|
|10.||[ noun ] an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent|
|Related terms:||activity model pageant pictorial_representation typification figuration model schematization dramatization represent|