Textual thesaurus for "represent"

(verb) map

to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

(verb) lay out, present

bring forward and present to the mind

We presented the arguments to him; We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason

(verb) typify, symbolise, symbolize, stand for

express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

(verb) interpret

create an image or likeness of

The painter represented his wife as a young girl

(verb) stage, present

perform (a play), especially on a stage

we are going to stage `Othello'

(verb) play, act

play a role or part

Gielgud played Hamlet; She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role; She played the servant to her husband's master

(verb) defend

be the defense counsel for someone in a trial

Ms. Smith will represent the defendant

(verb) comprise, make up, be, constitute

form or compose

This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army

(verb) correspond, stand for

take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin

(verb) exemplify

be characteristic of

This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue