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Definition 1: an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent - [noun denoting act]

(representation is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of representation ) the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)

(... is a kind of representation ) a dramatic representation

(... is a kind of representation ) an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes

(... is a kind of representation ) representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory

(... is a kind of representation ) providing a chart or outline of a system

(... is a kind of representation ) visual representation as by photography or painting

(... is a kind of representation ) the act of representing by a type or symbol; the action of typifying

Definition 2: the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf - [noun denoting act]

(representation is a kind of ...) joint operation or action

"their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"

(... is a kind of representation ) representation of all parties in proportion to their popular vote

Definition 3: a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something - [noun denoting artifact]

(representation is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

(... is a kind of representation ) a sketchy or imperfect or faint representation

(... is a kind of representation ) representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

(... is a kind of representation ) a graphic representation of numerical relations

(... is a kind of representation ) a concrete representation of an abstract idea or principle

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format

(... is a kind of representation ) a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

"they showed us the pictures of their wedding" "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus

(... is a kind of representation ) the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction

(... is a kind of representation ) representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)

(... is a kind of representation ) representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production

"the sets were meticulously authentic"

(... is a kind of representation ) a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)

(... is a kind of representation ) a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand

(... is a kind of representation ) a graphical representation of a person's auditory sensitivity to sound

(... is a kind of representation ) a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

"she made a copy of the designer dress" "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of the earth or the heavens

"the cosmography of Ptolemy"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation (drawing or model) of something in which the outside is omitted to reveal the inner parts

(... is a kind of representation ) a visual representation of something

(... is a kind of representation ) anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines

"drawings of abstract forms" "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

"the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln" "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of any of the 14 stages in Christ's journey to Calvary

Definition 4: the right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body - [noun denoting attribute]

(representation is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights" "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people" "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

Definition 5: a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for representation in the sense of this definition

(representation is a kind of ...) the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

"there was no overlap between their proposals"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples

(... is a kind of representation ) a hazy or indistinct representation

"it happened so fast it was just a blur" "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"

(... is a kind of representation ) a mental representation

"I tried to describe his appearance to the police"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representative form or pattern

"I profited from his example"

(... is a kind of representation ) something that is remembered

"search as he would, the memory was lost"

(... is a kind of representation ) the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

(... is a kind of representation ) the mental representation of sexual activities

(... is a kind of representation ) a constantly changing medley of real or imagined images (as in a dream)

(... is a kind of representation ) a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

(... is a kind of representation ) an iconic mental representation

"her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"

(... is a kind of representation ) an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world

(... is a kind of representation ) a conventional or formulaic conception or image

"regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding"

(... is a kind of representation ) a person or thing represented or foreshadowed by an earlier type or symbol; especially a figure or event in the New Testament having a counterpart in the Old Testament

"Aaron and Jesus Christ are the type and antitype for the high priest who made atonement for the sins of the people"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of an idea in the form of an instance of it

"how many instantiations were found?"

(... is a kind of representation ) a representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms

Definition 6: a factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where representation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor

(representation is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

Definition 7: a performance of a play - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for representation in the sense of this definition

(representation is a kind of ...) a dramatic or musical entertainment

"they listened to ten different performances" "the play ran for 100 performances" "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"

(... is a kind of representation ) a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)

Definition 8: a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where representation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • certain representations were made concerning police brutality

(representation is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

Definition 9: a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency - [noun denoting group]

Samples where representation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California

(representation is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

Definition 10: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for representation in the sense of this definition

(representation is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of representation ) (sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team

(... is a kind of representation ) personal representation that has legal status

"an person who has been declared incompetent should have legal representation"

(... is a kind of representation ) a harmful or corrupting agency

"bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread" "the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone"

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