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Representation meaning

representation - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
  2. 2. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.
  3. 3. That which represents.
  4. 4. A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like.
  5. 5. A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet.
  6. 6. A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate.
  7. 7. The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress.
  8. 8. Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.
  9. 9. The state of being represented.
  10. 10. Act of representing; that which represents; an image; picture; exhibition; statement; body of representatives.

representation - examples of usage

  1. Whether the Whig leaders believed this representation we do not know, but they agreed to pardon " all former mistakes" if he would now enter faithfully into their service. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  2. The image of a stone formed in our minds is no representation of the object which has given rise to it. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. 2170. In the case you have just now referred to, was it necessary for the woman to make any particular representation as to her wanting the cash before she could get it, or was she asked to take the price in goods? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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