Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun representation

10 senses of representation

Sense 1
representation, mental representation, internal representation -- (a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image)
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

Sense 2
representation -- (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)
       => creation -- (an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone)

Sense 3
representation -- (the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf)
       => cooperation -- (joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission")

Sense 4
representation, delegacy, agency -- (the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent)
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 5
representation -- (a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency; "a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California")
       => body -- (a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body")

Sense 6
representation -- (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")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 7
theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionics -- (a performance of a play)
       => performance, public presentation -- (a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity")

Sense 8
representation -- (a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; "certain representations were made concerning police brutality")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 9
representation -- (the right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body)
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Sense 10
representation -- (an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

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