Synonyms for represent

Synonyms for (verb) represent

Synonyms: represent, map

Definition: to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Similar words: transpose, permute, commute

Definition: change the order or arrangement of

Usage: Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word


Synonyms: lay out, represent, present

Definition: bring forward and present to the mind

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

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name


Synonyms: represent

Definition: point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance

Usage: our parents represented to us the need for more caution

Similar words: remonstrate, point out

Definition: present and urge reasons in opposition


Synonyms: typify, symbolise, symbolize, stand for, represent

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

Usage: What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

Similar words: intend, mean

Definition: mean or intend to express or convey

Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?


Synonyms: represent

Definition: describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

Usage: He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel

Similar words: depict, describe, draw

Definition: give a description of

Usage: He drew an elaborate plan of attack


Synonyms: represent

Definition: serve as a means of expressing something

Usage: The flower represents a young girl

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to

Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse


Synonyms: represent, interpret

Definition: create an image or likeness of

Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl

Similar words: re-create

Definition: create anew

Usage: Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale


Synonyms: stage, represent, present

Definition: perform (a play), especially on a stage

Usage: we are going to stage `Othello'

Similar words: re-create

Definition: create anew

Usage: Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale


Synonyms: represent, play, act

Definition: play a role or part

Usage: 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

Similar words: re-create

Definition: create anew

Usage: Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale


Synonyms: represent

Definition: be a delegate or spokesperson for; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute

Usage: I represent the silent majority

Similar words: serve

Definition: do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function

Usage: He served as head of the department for three years; She served in Congress for two terms


Synonyms: represent

Definition: be representative or typical for

Usage: This period is represented by Beethoven

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: represent, correspond, stand for

Definition: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

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

Similar words: be, equal

Definition: be identical or equivalent to

Usage: One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!


Synonyms: exemplify, represent

Definition: be characteristic of

Usage: This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue

Similar words: personify, embody, be

Definition: represent, as of a character on stage

Usage: Derek Jacobi was Hamlet