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Definition of Representatives
RepresentativeRepresentative Rep`re*sent"a*tive (-z?nt`?-t?v), a. [Cf. F.
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
3. Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as
deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.
(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 Rep`re*sent"a*tive, n. [Cf. LL.
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.
2. An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of
another, or others, being invested with his or their
3. (Law) One who represents, or stands in the place of,
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.]
(a) That which presents the full character of the type of
(b) A species or variety which, in any region, takes the
place of a similar one in another region.
Meaning of Representatives from wikipedia
to: Legislator, someone
who is a member
of a legislature House
of Representatives Representative democracy Representative
- to one representative
in 1789, all Representatives
have been directly
elected. The total number
of voting representatives
in the United States House
"Directory of Representatives
". United States House
- not present, those Representatives
who are present
may vote to order
at Arms to try to round
up absent Representatives
. In addition
- of the House
is the presiding officer
of the United States House
. The office
in 1789 by Article
2 of the...
- legislative authority
of the House
. In one of its first
resolutions, the U.S. House
of the 1st Federal Congress
- polyarchy. In it the power
is in the hands
of the representatives
who are elected
by the people. Representatives
by the public, as in national
- The Colorado House
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
[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
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