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Definition of Representatives

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 Representatives from wikipedia

- Representative may refer to: Legislator, someone who is a member of a legislature House of Representatives Representative democracy Representative sample...
- to one representative. Since its inception in 1789, all Representatives have been directly elected. The total number of voting representatives is fixed...
- Seniority in the United States House of Representatives "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 9 September 2014....
- not present, those Representatives who are present may vote to order the Sergeant at Arms to try to round up absent Representatives. In addition to serving...
- of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives. The office was established in 1789 by Article I, Section 2 of the...
- legislative authority of the House of Representatives. In one of its first resolutions, the U.S. House of Representatives of the 1st Federal Congress (April...
- polyarchy. In it the power is in the hands of the representatives who are elected by the people. Representatives are elected by the public, as in national elections...
- The Colorado House of Representatives is the lower house of the Colorado General ****embly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Colorado. The House...
- the Main Committee, House of Representatives Renaming the Main Committee, House of Representatives [House of Representatives Vote and Proceedings], 8 February...
- of Representatives is the lower house of Nigeria's bicameral National ****embly. The Senate is the upper house. The current House of Representatives, formed...
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