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Represent

To exhibit or expose; to appear in the character of.

When an item is represented, it is produced publicly. To represent an individual means to stand in his or her place, acting as his or her substitute or attorney.

represent

v. 1) to act as the agent for another. 2) to act as a client's attorney. 3) the state something as a fact, such as "I tell you this horse is only four years old." 4) to allege a fact in court, as "I represent to the court, that we will present six witnesses," "We represent that this is the final contract between the parties." (See: representation)

represent

(Portray), verb adumbrate, characterize, connote, delineate, denote, depict, designate, evoke, exprimere, illustrate, image, indicate, mean, picture, show, signify, stand for, symbolize, typify

represent

(Substitute), verb act, act as broker, act as delegate, act for, act in place of, act on behalf of, act vicariiusly, appear for, be ambassador for, be an agent for, be attorney for, be deputy for, be proxy for, be spokesman for, replace, speak for, stand in the place of, take the part of
Associated concepts: agency, represent a client's interests, represent a defendant, represent a principal
See also: adduce, advise, bare, bear, characterize, communicate, comport, comprehend, connote, construe, convey, copy, delineate, denote, depict, draw, exemplify, illustrate, impersonate, lobby, manifest, portray, purport, render, replace, signify, simulate, specify

TO REPRESENT. To exhibit; to expose before the eyes: to represent a thing is to produce it publicly. Dig. 10, 4, 2, 3.

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