Synonyms and Antonyms of REPRESENTATIVE

having the function or meaning of an object or figure that stands for something else <a red cross on this map is representative of a hospital or other medical facility>
Synonyms emblematic (also emblematical), representational, representative
Related Words figural, figurative, metaphoric (or metaphorical), tropological; allegorical
Near Antonyms actual, literal
Antonyms nonsymbolic
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