1. [ noun ] a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Synonyms: internal_representation mental_representation
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"

Related terms: statement
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
Related terms: right
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
Synonyms: agency delegacy
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
Similar spelling:   representational