present tense third-person singular of represent
as in characterizes
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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as in symbolizes
to serve as a material counterpart of this orange represents the sun and this pea represents the Earth

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“Represents.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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