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Engelsk udsagnsord: represent

1. represent (om tilstand) take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBecause of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)correspond, stand for


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe, equal

2. represent (om kommunikation) express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stand for, symbolise, symbolize, typify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerintend, mean


Mere specifikke termerbe, embody, epitomise, epitomize, personify, typify

3. represent (om adfærd) be representative or typical for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis period is represented by Beethoven.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerinstantiate, speak for

4. represent (om adfærd) 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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI represent the silent majority.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerserve

5. represent (om kommunikation) serve as a means of expressing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe flower represents a young girl.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Mere specifikke termerbelie, dramatise, dramatize, embody, misrepresent, portray

6. represent (om tilstand) be characteristic of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis compositional style is exemplified by this fugue.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)exemplify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe, embody, personify

7. represent (om tilstand) form or compose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)be, comprise, constitute, make up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termercompose, constitute, fall into, fall under, form, make, make, pose, present, range, straddle, supplement

8. represent (om adfærd) be the defense counsel for someone in a trial


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMs. Smith will represent the defendant.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to represent the prisoners


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)defend


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)prosecute

9. represent (om tilvejebringelse) create an image or likeness of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe painter represented his wife as a young girl.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interpret


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerre-create


Mere specifikke termeranimalise, animalize, capture, carnalize, chart, conventionalize, depict, depict, draw, graph, limn, map, mock up, model, paint, picture, portray, portray, present, profile, render, sensualize, show, silhouette, stylise, stylize


Overordnet emneområdeart, artistic creation, artistic production

10. represent (om tilvejebringelse) play a role or part


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGielgud 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)act, play


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerre-create


Mere specifikke termeract out, act out, emote, enact, impersonate, make, make believe, parody, portray, pretend, reenact, support


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, act, act as, play, play, play, playact, roleplay


Overordnet emneområdeperforming arts

11. represent (om tilvejebringelse) perform (a play), especially on a stage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe are going to stage `Othello'.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)present, stage


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerre-create


Mere specifikke termerlocalise, localize, place, set


Overordnet emneområdeperforming arts

12. represent (om kommunikation) describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerdepict, describe, draw


Mere specifikke termeractualise, actualize, symbolise, symbolize

13. represent (om kommunikation) point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur parents represented to us the need for more caution.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerpoint out, remonstrate

14. represent (om kommunikation) bring forward and present to the mind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe presented the arguments to him.
We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lay out, present


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termersay, state, tell


Mere specifikke termerargue, argue, indicate, reason, spin

15. represent (om ændring) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)map


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercommute, permute, transpose









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