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
By 2030, Chinese shoppers are expected to account for 35 to 45 percent of the personal luxury goods market, while Europeans and Americans together will represent 40 percent.—Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 14 Nov. 2023 There are clear examples of when a justice should recuse themselves from a case, for example, such as when someone a justice or their spouse knows is a party to the case or representing a party in the case.—Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Nov. 2023 And even though that opening shot was eventually replaced, composer Michael Abels developed a main theme in relation to that famous 1723 piece — a series of downward triplets usually sung by noble French horn and representing victory in the halls of justice.—Tim Greiving, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2023 In those areas, the lists will be drawn up by a village committee with women, youths, religious leaders and others represented.—Katharine Houreld, Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2023 Zelensky’s Rise: The Ukrainian president, once brushed off as a political lightweight, has become a household name, representing his country’s tenacity.—Constant Méheut, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2023 Tay denies that Tsang or anyone else has ever formally represented her as a manager.—Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 13 Nov. 2023 Established in 2016 by the WHO to help shepherd new antibiotics to market, efforts by the Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership’ represent a promising new front in the vital effort to spur research and development of new antibiotics.—Benjamin Ryan, NBC News, 3 Nov. 2023 John Edwards and Henry Fambrough represented the Philadelphia five-member group.—CBS News, 3 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