Third-person singular simple present indicative form of represent. (verb)
Examples of word represents
Not that all art reproduces an external reality, as it is said that painting or literature represents and music does not; but every work of art, in painting, poetry, music, or in the handiwork of the craftsman, _represents_ in that it is the symbol of the creator's ideal.
The designation represents a U.S. attempt to crack down on a circle of politically connected Afghan businessmen who have long been accused of criminal behavior and who have come to represent the culture of corruption that has hobbled the Afghan government.
The title represents a number of images and themes in the book.
The term represents the same lazy, shallow thinking that got us into Iraq, where Americans were persuaded that by dumping over Saddam, we were avenging 9/11.
Still, the label represents a significant track record of quality that wouldn't necessarily emerge from a single tasting, Mr. Steinberger says.
They might learn the word “altruism” and rather than simply memorizing its definition, they note that the word represents a form of kindness and that it is related to charity, helping, and caring for others, and self-sacrifice.
The present holder of the title represents the houses of Colinton, Woodhall, and Ravelstone.