Definition of Representative. Meaning of Representative. Synonyms of Representative

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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

- Representative may refer to: Representative democracy, type of democracy in which elected officials represent a group of people House of Representatives...
- Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative government or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected...
- The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper house. Together they compose the...
- Representative money is any medium of exchange, often printed on paper, that represents something of value, but has little or no value of its own (intrinsic...
- The Representative may refer to: The Representative (newspaper), a London newspaper published in 1826 The Representative (play) or The Deputy (German:...
- A manufacturers' representative, also known as independent sales representatives or sales agent, is an individual, sales agency or company that sells...
- In the United Kingdom, representative peers were those peers elected by the members of the Peerage of Scotland and the Peerage of Ireland to sit in the...
- The representativeness heuristic is used when making judgments about the probability of an event under uncertainty. It is one of a group of heuristics...
- In common law jurisdictions, a personal representative or legal personal representative is a person appointed by a court to administer the estate of another...
- also known as the General Securities Representative Exam (GSRE), is a test for entry-level registered representatives. The Financial Industry Regulatory...
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