Representative Synonyms & Definitions

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• RepresentativeDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, represents (anything); that which exhibits a likeness or similitude.
  2. (a.) Serving or fitted to present the full characters of the type of a group; typical; as, a representative genus in a family.
  3. (n.) A species or variety which, in any region, takes the place of a similar one in another region.
  4. (n.) An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of another, or others, being invested with his or their authority.
  5. (n.) That which presents the full character of the type of a group.
  6. (a.) Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or others; as, a council representative of the people.
  7. (n.) A member of the lower or popular house in a State legislature, or in the national Congress.
  8. (a.) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was originally presentative knowledge; as, representative faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3 and Represent, 8.
  9. (a.) Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude.
  10. (a.) Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.
  11. (n.) One who represents, or stands in the place of, another.
  12. (a.) Similar in general appearance, structure, and habits, but living in different regions; -- said of certain species and varieties.

• RepresentativelyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a representative manner; vicariously.