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Representative

Rep`re`sent´a`tive   Pronunciation: ~z?nt`?-t?v
a.1.Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude.
2.Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or others; as, a council representative of the people.
3.Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.
4.(Nat.Hist.) Serving or fitted to present the full characters of the type of a group; typical; as, a representative genus in a family.
5.(Metaph.) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was originally presentative knowledge; as, representative faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3 and Represent, 8.
n.1.
1.One who, or that which, represents (anything); that which exhibits a likeness or similitude.
A statute of Rumor, whispering an idiot in the ear, who was the representative of Credulity.
- Addison.
2.An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of another, or others, being invested with his or their authority.
3.(Law) One who represents, or stands in the place of, another.
4.A member of the lower or popular house in a State legislature, or in the national Congress.
5.(Nat.Hist.) That which presents the full character of the type of a group.
Noun1.representative - a person who represents others
2.representative - an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
3.representative - a member of the United States House of Representatives
4.representative - an item of information that is representative of a type; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
Adj.1.representative - serving to represent or typify; "representative moviegoers"; "a representative modern play"
2.representative - standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
Antonyms:
nonrepresentative, unsymbolic - not standing for something else
3.representative - being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives; "representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people"

REPRESENTATIVE. One who represents or is in the place of another.
     2. In legislation, it signifies one who has been elected a member of that branch of the legislature called the house of representatives.
     3. A representative of a deceased person, sometimes called a "personal representative," or legal personal representative," is one who is executor or administrator of the person described. 6 Madd. 159; 5 yes. 402.

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