Definition of Representation. Meaning of Representation. Synonyms of Representation

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Definition of Representation

Representation
Representation Rep`re*sen*ta"tion (-z?n-t?"sh?n), n. [F. repr?sentation, L. representatio.] 1. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb. 2. That which represents. Specifically: (a) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like. (b) A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet. (c) A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate. (d) The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress. (e) (Insurance Law) Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced. 3. The state of being represented. Syn: Description; show; delineaton; portraiture; likeness; resemblance; exhibition; sight.

Meaning of Representation from wikipedia

- Representation may refer to: Representation (politics), political activities undertaken by elected representatives, as well as other theories Representative...
- Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems in which divisions in an electorate are reflected proportionately in the elected body...
- The World as Will and Representation (WWR; German: Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung, WWV), sometimes translated as The World as Will and Idea, is the...
- Political representation is the activity of making citizens "present" in public policy making processes when political actors act in the best interest...
- Representation theory is a branch of mathematics that studies abstract algebraic structures by representing their elements as linear transformations of...
- A mental representation (or cognitive representation), in philosophy of mind, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science, is a hypothetical...
- "No taxation without representation" is a political slogan that originated in the American Revolution, and which expressed one of the primary grievances...
- well as morphophonology in the field of linguistics, the underlying representation (UR) or underlying form (UF) of a word or morpheme is the abstract form...
- In mathematics and theoretical physics, a bifundamental representation is a representation obtained as a tensor product of two fundamental or antifundamental...
- In mathematics, the adjoint representation (or adjoint action) of a Lie group G is a way of representing the elements of the group as linear transformations...