He represented his company at the meeting.
She hired an agent to represent her in the contract negotiations.
Senator Smith represents the state of Connecticut.
The company is represented by a local law firm.
She represented the United States in figure skating at the Olympics.
The court's decision represents a victory for small businesses.
The new prices represent a substantial increase over last year's prices. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
In his retirement announcement, Rep. Dan Kildee, Democrat of Michigan, who represents a blue-collar area in a swing state, expressed optimism on behalf of his party.—Scott MacFarlane, CBS News, 27 Nov. 2023 David Judson, who represents the fifth-generation of his family to run Judson Studios, held his breath.—Peter Larsen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Nov. 2023 The company said the numbers viewed by The Times were either outdated or represented an internal exercise to evaluate total risk.—Kate Conger, New York Times, 24 Nov. 2023 The idea that the system represents a war between seniors and younger generations is just wrong.—Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2023 Some of the models look like hybrids—koalas crossed with wombats, say—that represent what could’ve been walking around with Noah thousands of years ago.—Oliver Whang, The New Yorker, 27 Nov. 2023 Plucked strings represent individual bright sources from Hubble’s optical imaging.—Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 27 Nov. 2023 Citing data from the Beer Institute -- a trade organization representing the beer industry -- overall beer shipments (including both domestic and import) are down around 4% year-over year through September.—John Magsam, arkansasonline.com, 26 Nov. 2023 Trump’s lead attorney, Steve Sadow, represented Gunna in the YSL case and negotiated his plea deal to end his involvement.—Bill Donahue, Billboard, 25 Nov. 2023
Arriving at the doctor’s home in Hungary having not seen Semmelweis for eleven years, two former colleagues beg him to return to Vienna to re-present his findings from all those years ago to a medical conference.—David Benedict, Variety, 13 July 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French representer, from Latin repraesentare, from re- + praesentare to present