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represents

verb
present tense third-person singular of represent

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1 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group
  • the writer of the magazine article represented the students at the academy as a bunch of spoiled brats

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2 to present a picture of
  • a painting representing the ocean at sunrise

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3 to serve as a material counterpart of
  • this orange represents the sun and this pea represents the Earth

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“Represents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/represents. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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