• To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place of; to exhibit the counterpart or image of; to typify.
  • To portray visually; to delineate
  • To portray by mimicry or acting; to act the part or character of
  • To stand or act in the place of; to perform the duties, exercise the rights, or otherwise act on behalf of
  • To act as a representative of (a country, state, district etc.)
  • To portray to another using language; to show; to give one's own impressions and judgement of
  • To give an account of; to describe.
  • To serve as a sign or symbol of
  • To bring a certain sensation of into the mind; to cause to be known, felt, or apprehended; to present.
  • To form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension (something presentative, which was originally apprehended by direct presentation).
  • To constitute, to make up, to be an example of.
  • To participate as a team member
  • To constitute a good example or symbol of a group of people; to acquit oneself well.
  • To present again, for instance for medical attention.


  • From Old French repr├ęsenter, from Latin repraesent┼Ź.
  • re- + present.

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