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Represent vs. Dictator

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Representverb

(transitive) 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.

Dictatornoun

A totalitarian leader of a country, nation, or government.

‘Dictators are always punished eventually.’;

Representverb

(transitive) To portray visually; to delineate

‘a picture can be represented in a landscape.’; ‘The sculptor represented a horse in bronze.’;

Dictatornoun

(historical) A magistrate without colleague in republican Ancient Rome, who held full executive authority for a term granted by the senate (legislature), typically to conduct a war.

Representverb

(transitive) To portray by mimicry or acting; to act the part or character of

‘It has always been his dream to represent Hamlet on Broadway.’;

Dictatornoun

A tyrannical boss or authority figure.

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Representverb

(transitive) To stand or act in the place of; to perform the duties, exercise the rights, or otherwise act on behalf of

‘He sent his agent to represent himself at the meeting.’; ‘As he was too ill to accept the award, his brother represented him at the ceremony.’; ‘An attorney's job is to represent his client in court’;

Dictatornoun

A person who dictates text (e.g. letters to a clerk).

Representverb

To act as a representative of (a country, state, district etc.)

‘They chose a member of Congress to represent their district.’;

Dictatornoun

One who dictates; one who prescribes rules and maxims authoritatively for the direction of others.

Representverb

(transitive) To portray to another using language; to show; to give one's own impressions and judgement of

‘He represented that he was investigating for the police department.’;

Dictatornoun

One invested with absolute authority; especially, a magistrate created in times of exigence and distress, and invested with unlimited power.

‘Invested with the authority of a dictator, nay, of a pope, over our language.’;

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Representverb

(transitive) To give an account of; to describe.

Dictatornoun

a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine

Representverb

(transitive) To serve as a sign or symbol of

‘The @ symbol represents the online world.’; ‘A dove is often used to represent peace.’;

Dictatornoun

a ruler who is unconstrained by law

Representverb

(transitive) To bring a certain sensation of into the mind; to cause to be known, felt, or apprehended; to present.

Dictatornoun

a person behaves in an tyrannical manner;

‘my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime’;

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Representverb

(transitive) To form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension (something presentative, which was originally apprehended by direct presentation).

Dictator

A dictator is a political leader who possesses absolute power. A dictatorship is a state ruled by one dictator or by a small clique.

Representverb

(transitive) To constitute, to make up, to be an example of.

Representverb

To participate as a team member

Representverb

To constitute a good example or symbol of a group of people; to acquit oneself well.

Representverb

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.

‘Before him burnSeven lamps, as in a zodiac representingThe heavenly fires.’;

Representverb

To portray by pictoral or plastic art; to delineate; as, to represent a landscape in a picture, a horse in bronze, and the like.

Representverb

To portray by mimicry or action of any kind; to act the part or character of; to personate; as, to represent Hamlet.

Representverb

To stand in the place of; to supply the place, perform the duties, exercise the rights, or receive the share, of; to speak and act with authority in behalf of; to act the part of (another); as, an heir represents his ancestor; an attorney represents his client in court; a member of Congress represents his district in Congress.

Representverb

To exhibit to another mind in language; to show; to give one's own impressions and judgement of; to bring before the mind; to set forth; sometimes, to give an account of; to describe.

‘He represented Rizzio's credit with the queen to be the chief and only obstacle to his success in that demand.’; ‘This bank is thought the greatest load on the Genoese, and the managers of it have been represented as a second kind of senate.’;

Representverb

To serve as a sign or symbol of; as, mathematical symbols represent quantities or relations; words represent ideas or things.

Representverb

To bring a sensation of into the mind or sensorium; to cause to be known, felt, or apprehended; to present.

‘Among these. Fancy nextHer office holds; of all external thingsWhich he five watchful senses represent,She forms imaginations, aery shapes.’;

Representverb

To form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension (something which was originally apprehended by direct presentation). See Presentative, 3.

‘The general capability of knowledge necessarily requires that, besides the power of evoking out of unconsciousness one portion of our retained knowledge in preference to another, we posses the faculty of representing in consciousness what is thus evoked . . . This representative Faculty is Imagination or Phantasy.’;

Representverb

take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to;

‘Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin’;

Representverb

express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol;

‘What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?’;

Representverb

be representative or typical for;

‘This period is represented by Beethoven’;

Representverb

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;

‘I represent the silent majority’; ‘This actor is a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association’;

Representverb

serve as a means of expressing something;

‘The flower represents a young girl’;

Representverb

be characteristic of;

‘This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue’;

Representverb

form or compose;

‘This 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’;

Representverb

be the defense counsel for someone in a trial;

‘Ms. Smith will represent the defendant’;

Representverb

create an image or likeness of;

‘The painter represented his wife as a young girl’;

Representverb

play a role or part;

‘Gielgud 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’;

Representverb

perform (a play), especially on a stage;

‘we are going to stage `Othello'’;

Representverb

describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality;

‘He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel’;

Representverb

point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance;

‘our parents represented to us the need for more caution’;

Representverb

bring forward and present to the mind;

‘We presented the arguments to him’; ‘We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason’;

Representverb

to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

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