What are some alternative words for represent?

Synonyms for representˌrɛp rɪˈzɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. represent, stand for, correspond(verb)

    take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

    Synonyms:
    fit, stage, act, mean, typify, play, be, represent, stand for, equate, lay out, signify, tally, agree, defend, comprise, symbolise, hold still for, match, map, exemplify, present, check, make up, correspond, gibe, symbolize, interpret, intend, jibe, constitute

  2. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent(verb)

    express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

    Synonyms:
    signify, mean, typify, hold still for, be, represent, play, lay out, stand for, comprise, symbolise, defend, stage, interpret, map, exemplify, correspond, act, symbolize, make up, epitomize, intend, present, epitomise, constitute

  3. represent(verb)

    be representative or typical for

    Synonyms:
    stage, act, typify, play, be, stand for, lay out, defend, comprise, symbolise, map, exemplify, present, make up, correspond, symbolize, interpret, constitute

  4. represent(verb)

    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

    Synonyms:
    stage, act, typify, play, be, stand for, lay out, defend, comprise, symbolise, map, exemplify, present, make up, correspond, symbolize, interpret, constitute

  5. represent(verb)

    serve as a means of expressing something

    Synonyms:
    stage, act, typify, play, be, stand for, lay out, defend, comprise, symbolise, map, exemplify, present, make up, correspond, symbolize, interpret, constitute

  6. exemplify, represent(verb)

    be characteristic of

    Synonyms:
    map, stand for, typify, play, be, represent, instance, lay out, defend, comprise, symbolise, make up, exemplify, correspond, act, illustrate, symbolize, interpret, stage, present, constitute

  7. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be(verb)

    form or compose

    Synonyms:
    play, follow, embody, act, found, live, institute, even up, make up, compensate, fabricate, appoint, establish, equal, symbolize, even out, present, lay out, exist, make, pay, incorporate, typify, be, exemplify, form, cost, reconcile, stand for, correct, invent, consist, plant, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, defend, represent, stage, conciliate, comprise, patch up, nominate, even off, name, symbolise, interpret, cook up, correspond, personify, contain, constitute, map, pay off, settle

  8. defend, represent(verb)

    be the defense counsel for someone in a trial

    Synonyms:
    fight, stand for, act, typify, play, be, represent, champion, support, guard, hold, defend, comprise, symbolise, interpret, map, fend for, exemplify, maintain, correspond, lay out, make up, symbolize, fight down, fight back, stage, oppose, present, constitute

  9. represent, interpret(verb)

    create an image or likeness of

    Synonyms:
    stage, act, construe, typify, play, be, represent, stand for, lay out, rede, defend, comprise, symbolise, translate, map, exemplify, present, understand, make up, correspond, read, symbolize, interpret, render, see, constitute

  10. act, play, represent(verb)

    play a role or part

    Synonyms:
    take on, fiddle, dissemble, interpret, bet, spiel, act, bring, make up, behave, run, symbolize, trifle, play, diddle, meet, lay out, move, roleplay, dally, typify, be, act as, toy, encounter, stand for, playact, flirt, do, make for, wager, represent, stage, exemplify, recreate, pretend, present, comprise, symbolise, work, correspond, constitute, map, wreak, defend

  11. stage, present, represent(verb)

    perform (a play), especially on a stage

    Synonyms:
    portray, act, demo, make up, exhibit, introduce, show, acquaint, deliver, symbolize, present, confront, play, arrange, typify, be, exemplify, gift, stand for, salute, give, defend, represent, lay out, comprise, face, demonstrate, symbolise, interpret, correspond, award, submit, constitute, map, stage, pose

  12. represent(verb)

    describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

    Synonyms:
    stage, act, typify, play, be, stand for, lay out, defend, comprise, symbolise, map, exemplify, present, make up, correspond, symbolize, interpret, constitute

  13. represent(verb)

    point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance

    Synonyms:
    stage, act, typify, play, be, stand for, lay out, defend, comprise, symbolise, map, exemplify, present, make up, correspond, symbolize, interpret, constitute

  14. present, represent, lay out(verb)

    bring forward and present to the mind

    Synonyms:
    lay out, portray, act, demo, make up, exhibit, present, show, acquaint, deliver, symbolize, award, confront, array, typify, be, exemplify, gift, stand for, play, give, defend, represent, stage, comprise, salute, pose, face, demonstrate, symbolise, interpret, correspond, set, set up, submit, constitute, map, introduce, set out, range

  15. map, represent(verb)

    to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

    Synonyms:
    stand for, map out, typify, play, be, represent, lay out, act, defend, comprise, symbolise, map, exemplify, correspond, make up, symbolize, interpret, stage, present, constitute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. represent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exhibit, show, express

  2. represent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    delineate, depict, portray, set forth, describe

  3. represent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    personate, take the part of

  4. represent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stand for, stand in the place of


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