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Noun: representation  ,re-pru,zen'tey-shun or ,re-pru-zun'tey-shun
  1. A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    - mental representation, internal representation
  2. A creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
  3. The act of representing; standing in for someone (or some group) and speaking with authority on their behalf
  4. The state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
    - delegacy, agency
  5. A body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency
    "a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"
  6. A factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract
    "the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor"
  7. A performance of a play
    - theatrical performance, theatrical, histrionics, theatric
  8. A statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting
    "certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
  9. The right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body
  10. An activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent

Derived forms: representations

Type of: activity, body, cognitive content, content, cooperation, creation, mental object, performance, public presentation, right, state, statement

Encyclopedia: Representation