Meaning of representation
Pronunciation: (rep"ri-zen-tā'shun, -zun-), [key]
- the act of representing.
- the state of being represented.
- the expression or designation by some term, character, symbol, or the like.
- action or speech on behalf of a person, group, business house, state, or the like by an agent, deputy, or representative.
- the state or fact of being so represented: to demand representation on a board of directors.
- the state, fact, or right of being represented by delegates having a voice in legislation or government.
- the body or number of representatives, as of a constituency.
- the act of speaking or negotiating on behalf of a state.
- an utterance on behalf of a state.
- presentation to the mind, as of an idea or image.
- a mental image or idea so presented; concept.
- the act of portrayal, picturing, or other rendering in visible form.
- a picture, figure, statue, etc.
- the production or a performance of a play or the like, as on the stage.
- Often,a description or statement, as of things true or alleged.
- a statement of facts, reasons, etc., made in appealing or protesting; a protest or remonstrance.
- an implication or statement of fact to which legal liability may attach if material: a representation of authority.
- representation (Thesaurus)