Definition of Representation:

  1. The description or portrayal of someone or something in a particular way or as being of a certain nature.

  2. Formal statements made to a higher authority, especially so as to communicate an opinion or register a protest.

  3. Presentation of facts or reasons expressed in words or inferred from conduct to induce a particular course of action, such as signing of a contract. Representation includes any condition, warranty, or undertaking, whether oral or written. A person induced into a contract on the basis of an untrue or misleading representation may sue for rescission of the contract and/or for damages.

  4. The action of speaking or acting on behalf of someone or the state of being so represented.

  5. Acting in place of, or standing for another party by an authorization or legal right through (1) an agent or proxy on behalf of a principal, (2) a counsel on behalf of a client, (3) an administrator or executor on behalf of a deceased, (4) an elected representative in a legislative body on behalf of the electorate in his or her constituency.

Synonyms of Representation

Portrayal, Depiction, Delineation, Presentation, Rendition, Rendering, Characterization, Description, Australian ballot, Hare system, Abstract, Abstraction, Account, Acting, Affectation, Agency, Altarpiece, Appearance, Apprehension, Assertion, Attitudinizing, Aye, Badge, Ballot, Banner, Bar, Block print, Bluff, Bluffing, Buffoonery, Burlesque, Business, Bust, Cameo, Canvass, Canvassing, Casting vote, Catalog, Cataloging, Certified copy, Change, Character, Character sketch, Characteristic, Characterization, Cheating, Clone, Collage, Color, Color print, Coloring, Commutation, Conceit, Concept, Conception, Copy, Cosmorama, Counsel, Counterfeit, Counterpart, Counting heads, Cross section, Cumulative voting, Cyclorama, Daub, Deception, Deciding vote, Declaration, Delegation, Delineation, Delusion, Demonstration, Depiction, Deposition, Deputation, Deputyship, Description, Details, Device, Differentia, Diorama, Diptych, Disguise, Displacement, Display, Dissemblance, Dissembling, Dissimulation, Ditto, Division, Double, Dummy, Dupe, Duplicate, Duplication, Earmark, Ectype, Effigy, Embodiment, Enactment, Enfranchisement, Engraving, Evocation, Example, Exchange, Exemplification, Exhibit, Exhibition, Exponent, Exposition, Exposure, Facade, Face, Facsimile, Fagot vote, Fair copy, Faithful copy, Fake, Fakery, Faking, False air, False front, False show, Falsity, Fancy, Feigning, Feint, Figure, Figurine, Forgery, Four-flushing, Franchise, Fraud, Fresco, Front, Gag, Georama, Gilt, Gloss, Graphic account, Graveyard vote, Hallmark, Ham, Hammy acting, Hand vote, Head, Hoke, Hokum, Humbug, Humbuggery, Icon, Idea, Idiosyncrasy, Illumination, Illustration, Image, Imagery, Imago, Imitation, Impersonation, Imposture, Impression, Index, Indicant, Indicator, Insignia, Intellectual object, Itemization, Keynote, Knockoff, Legal profession, Light show, Likeness, Limning, List system, Manifestation, Mark, Masquerade, Measure, Memory-trace, Mental image, Mental impression, Meretriciousness, Mimesis, Mimicking, Mimicry, Miming, Miniature, Mock-up, Model, Montage, Mosaic, Mummery, Mural, Myriorama, Nay, No, Nontransferable vote, Note, Notion, Observation, Opening, Opinion, Ostentation, Outward show, Overacting, Pageant, Pageantry, Panorama, Pantomiming, Parade, Paraphrase, Parody, Particularization, Pasticcio, Pastiche, Patter, Peculiarity, Perception, Performance, Performing, Personation, Phantasmagoria, Phony, Photograph, Picture, Playacting, Playing, Pleading, Plebiscite, Plebiscitum, Plumper, Plural vote, Poll, Polling, Pomp, Portrait, Portraiture, Portrayal, Pose, Posing, Posture, Power of attorney, Preferential voting, Presentation, Presentment, Pretense, Pretension, Pretext, Print, Production, Profile, Projection, Property, Proportional representation, Proxy, Psychedelic show, Quadruplicate, Quid pro quo, Recept, Record vote, Referendum, Reflection, Rendering, Rendition, Repetition, Replacement, Replica, Replication, Representative, Reproduction, Resemblance, Retrospective, Right to vote, Rising vote, Say, Seal, Seeming, Semblance, Sentiment, Sham, Shifting scene, Show, Show of hands, Showing, Sight, Sigil, Sign, Signal, Signature, Similitude, Simulacrum, Simulation, Single vote, Sketch, Slapstick, Snap vote, Specification, Specimen, Speciousness, Spectacle, Stage business, Stage directions, Stage presence, Stage show, Stained glass window, Stamp, Statement, Statue, Statuette, Stencil, Still life, Straw vote, Stunt, Subrogation, Substitution, Suffrage, Supersedence, Superseding, Supersedure, Supersession, Supplantation, Supplanting, Supplantment, Supposition, Sure sign, Switch, Symptom, Tableau, Tableau vivant, Taking a role, Tapestry, Telltale sign, Theory, Thought, Tit for tat, Trait, Transferable vote, Travesty, Triplicate, Triptych, Type, Typification, Undertaking, Unfolding, Unfoldment, Unveiling, Varnish, Varnishing day, Vernissage, Version, Vicariousness, Vignette, Viva voce, Vivid description, Voice, Voice vote, Vote, Voting, Voting right, Wall painting, Window dressing, Word painting, Write-in, Write-in vote, Yea, Yeas and nays, Yes

How to use Representation in a sentence?

  1. Having good representation will keep you out of a lot of trouble if you ever find yourself in front of the judge.
  2. The representation of women in newspapers.
  3. Even though the criminal could not afford a lawyer, one was provided to him because the Constitution ensures that everyone is given representation in court.
  4. When they accused me of embezzling millions of dollars from the government, I knew I needed very skilled legal representation .
  5. Asylum-seekers should be guaranteed good legal advice and representation.

Meaning of Representation & Representation Definition