Meaning : Be representative or typical for.
This period is represented by Beethoven.
Meaning : Be a delegate or spokesperson for. Represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute.
I represent the silent majority.
Meaning : Serve as a means of expressing something.
The flower represents a young girl.
Meaning : Be characteristic of.
This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue.
Synonyms : exemplify
Meaning : Form or compose.
This money is my only income.
The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance.
These constitute my entire belonging.
The children made up the chorus.
This sum represents my entire income for a year.
These few men comprise his entire army.
Meaning : Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.
Ms. Smith will represent the defendant.
Synonyms : defend
Meaning : Create an image or likeness of.
The painter represented his wife as a young girl.
Synonyms : interpret
Meaning : Describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality.
He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel.
Meaning : Point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance.
Our parents represented to us the need for more caution.
Meaning : To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).
Synonyms : map