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Every morning I wake up saying, I'm still alive; a miracle. And so I keep on pushing.Jacques Cousteau
Third person singular
- To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place of; to exhibit the counterpart or image of; to typify.
- To portray by pictorial or plastic art; to delineate; as, to represent a landscape in a picture, a horse in bronze, and the like.
- To portray by mimicry or action of any kind; to act the part or character of; to personate; as, to represent Hamlet.
- To stand in the place of; to supply the place, perform the duties, exercise the rights, or receive the share, of; to speak and act with authority in behalf of; to act the part of (another); as, an heir represents his ancestor; an attorney represents his client in court; a member of Congress represents his district in Congress.
- To exhibit to another mind in language; to show; to give one's own impressions and judgement of; to bring before the mind; to set forth; sometimes, to give an account of; to describe.
- He represented that he was investigating for the police department.
- To serve as a sign or symbol of; as, mathematical symbols represent quantities or relations; words represent ideas or things.
- To bring a sensation of into the mind or sensorium; to cause to be known, felt, or apprehended; to present.
- To form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension (something which was originally apprehended by direct presentation). See Presentative, 3.
portray by pictorial or plastic art
stand in the place of
exhibit to another mind in language
bring a sensation of into the mind or sensorium
form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension
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