Definitions of representation

  1. a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
  2. the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf
  3. creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
  4. the right of being representated by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body
  5. a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; " certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
  6. 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"
  7. a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency; " a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"
  8. a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
  9. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.
  10. That which represents.
  11. A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet.
  12. A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate.
  13. Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.
  14. The state of being represented.
  15. The act of making statements in order to influence opinion; the statement so made; that which stands for or symbolizes something; as, Greek myths were representations of facts in nature; an image, model, or picture; a dramatic performance; a body of persons acting for others; as, the representation of a district in the legislature; the acting for, or standing in the place of, another, or others; the state of having persons to act in one's behalf; as, no taxation without representation.
  16. Act of representing or exhibiting: that which represents: an image: picture: dramatic performance: part performed by a representative: statement.
  17. Act of representing; that which represents; an image; picture; exhibition; statement; body of representatives.
  18. The act of representing, or the state of bening represented.
  19. That which represents; a likeness; model; description; dramatic performance.
  20. Representatives collectively.
  21. A second presentation.
  22. The act of representing; that which represents something; likeness; exhibition, as of a play on the stage; exhibition of a character in a play; statement or account; a standing in the place of another; appearance for another; the business or function of a representative; representatives collectively.
  23. The act of describing or showing; a respectful declaration; that which exhibits by resemblance, as a picture or a statue; a plan; a map; a model; performance, as of a play on the stage.