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Definition of Representative

Representative
Representative Rep`re*sent"a*tive (-z?nt`?-t?v), a. [Cf. F. repr?sentatif.] 1. Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude. 2. Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or others; as, a council representative of the people. --Swift. 3. Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as deputies for, the people; as, a representative government. 4. (Nat.Hist.) (a) Serving or fitted to present the full characters of the type of a group; typical; as, a representative genus in a family. (b) Similar in general appearance, structure, and habits, but living in different regions; -- said of certain species and varieties. 5. (Metaph.) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was originally presentative knowledge; as, representative faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3 and Represent, 8.
Representative
Representative Rep`re*sent"a*tive, n. [Cf. LL. repraesentativus.] 1. One who, or that which, represents (anything); that which exhibits a likeness or similitude. A statute of Rumor, whispering an idiot in the ear, who was the representative of Credulity. --Addison. Difficulty must cumber this doctrine which supposes that the perfections of God are the representatives to us of whatever we perceive in the creatures. --Locke. 2. An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of another, or others, being invested with his or their authority. 3. (Law) One who represents, or stands in the place of, another. Note: The executor or administrator is ordinarily held to be the representative of a deceased person, and is sometimes called the legal representative, or the personal representative. The heir is sometimes called the real representative of his deceased ancestor. The heirs and executors or administrators of a deceased person are sometimes compendiously described as his real and personal representatives. --Wharton. Burrill. 4. A member of the lower or popular house in a State legislature, or in the national Congress. [U.S.] 5. (Nat.Hist.) (a) That which presents the full character of the type of a group. (b) A species or variety which, in any region, takes the place of a similar one in another region.

Meaning of Representative from wikipedia

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- Representative democracy, also known as indirect democracy, is a type of democracy where elected persons represent a group of people, in contrast to direct...
- The United States House of Representatives, usually referred to as the House, is the lower house of the United States Congress, with the Senate being...
- A consul is an official representative of the government of one state in the territory of another, normally acting to ****ist and protect the citizens of...
- Representative money or Receipt Money is any medium of exchange, printed or digital, it represents something of value, but has little or no value of its...
- The following is a list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of New York. For chronological tables of members of both...
- representation in the House of Representatives of the Philippines refers to a system in which 20% of the House of Representatives is elected. While the House...
- The House of Representatives of the Philippines (Filipino: Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan ng Pilipinas) is the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines...
- A permanent representative is a diplomat who is the head of a country’s diplomatic mission to an international organisation. Organizations that receive...
- The 1978 United States House of Representatives elections was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1978 which occurred in the middle...