act or speak officially for (another person or group of people); be present as an example of (that group)
be a picture or statue of; depict; be a sign of
describe or declare, perhaps falsely
"Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"
"What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
"This period is represented by Beethoven"
"I represent the silent majority"
"The flower represents a young girl"
"This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"
"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"
"Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
"Gielgud played Hamlet"
"She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"
"She played the servant to her husband's master"
"we are going to stage `Othello'"
"He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
"our parents represented to us the need for more caution"
"We presented the arguments to him"
"We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
I have..represented to my..brother the necessity of sending my sons to school.
He represented me at the meeting.
He delegated me to the meeting.
He represented her to be an actress.