represent


represent
1. III
1) represent smth., smb. represent a constituency (Welsh constituencies, a Congressional District, a city. London, Great Britain, the queen, etc.) представлять избирательный округ или быть представителем избирательного округа и т.д.; represent smb.'s interests представлять чьи-л. интересы; since I cannot go he will represent me так как я пойти не смогу, он будет моим представителем; .an attorney represents his client адвокат выступает от имени своего клиента; who represents the defendant? кто защищает обвиняемого?
2) represent smth., smb. represent a hunting scene (a ship, the end of the world, the murder of Abel, a Greek goddess, etc.) изображать сцену охоты и т.д.; facts are not as he represented them факты на самом деле не такие, какими он их представил; what does this painting represent? что изображает эта картина?; whom does this portrait represent? кто изображен /нарисован/ на этом портрете?; the picture represents Miss X dressed as Ophelia на картине изображена мисс X в костюме Офелии; represent Othello (a fool, a shepherd, a king, etc.) book, исполнять /играть/ роль Отелло и т.д.; he is somewhat old to represent Romeo book. он несколько староват для роли Ромео
3) represent smth. represent a nation (the spirit of the people, their power, totality, etc.) олицетворять народ /нацию/ и т.д.; the flag represents the country флаг-символ страны; mythological personages often represent the force of nature мифологические персонажи /герои/ часто олицетворяют силы природы; phonetic signs represent sounds фонетические значки изображают звуки; on the map blue represents water голубей цвет на карте обозначает воду
4) represent smth., smb. represent a very simple kind of boat (the best traditions of one's country, the modern businessman, etc.) быть образцом /служить примером/ простейшего типа лодки и т.д., представлять собой простейший тип лодки и т.д., he doesn't represent the typical college professor он не похож на типичного профессора
2. IV
represent smth., smb. in some manner
1) faithfully (loyally, adequately, etc.) represent one's country (one's firm, one's king, etc.) преданно и т.д. служить своей стране и т.д., быть верным и т.д. представителем своей страны и т.д.
2) represent smth., smb. symbolically (allegorically, realistically, faithfully, etc.) изображать что-л., кого-л. символически и т.д.
3. VII
represent smth., smb. to be smth. I am not what you represent me to be я не такой, как вы меня описываете /изображаете/; he represented himself to be starving он изображал себя голодающим или выдавал себя за голодающего
4. XI
1) be represented invite to be represented предложить послать представителя; be representd by smb., smth. our firm is represented by Mr. Hall нашу фирму представляет мистер Холл; the nation is represented by the House of Commons нацию представляет палата общин; the works of Rembrandt were represented by one picture творчество Рембрандта было представлено одной картиной; be represented in smth. all the twelve guilds were represented in the procession все двенадцать гильдий были представлены в процессии; more than twelve languages are represented in his library в его библиотеке есть книги более чем на двенадцати языках; be represented in smth. by smb. our school is represented in the football team by him он представляет нашу школу в этой футбольной команде; be represented by counsel in a lawsuit иметь адвоката для ведения своего дела в суде
2) be represented in some manner the idea is inadequately represented мысль выражена неточно; be represented as smb. his wife wishes to be represented as a shepherdess его жена хочет, чтобы художник нарисовал ее в виде пастушки
3) be represented by smth. a genus represented by two species род, представленный двумя видами
5. XXI1
1) represent smth., smb. in (at , etc.) smth. represent a country (a government, etc.) at /in/ a conference (at a ceremony, in the procession, etc.) представлять страну /быть представителем страны/ и т.д. на конференции и т.д.; he represented us in Congress for years он наш представитель в конгрессе уже в течение многих лет; he represents our country in the Olympic Games он представляет нашу страну на олимпиаде
2) represent smb., smth. in (with, by, etc.) smth. represent smb. in hunting costume (him in his robes of office, the Hindoo god of fire and lightning with two faces, seven arms and three legs, the earth by a globe, etc.) изображать кого-л. в охотничьем костюме и т.д.; represent smb., smth. on (in, at, etc.) smth. each child represented an animal on the stage (at the party, in the play, etc.) каждый ребенок играл /исполнял/ на сцене и т.д. роль [какого-л.] животного
6. XXIV1
1) represent smth. as smb. represent a club as its chief executive представлять какой-л. клуб в качестве главного администратора
2) represent smb. as smb. represent smb. as a shepherdess (as a beggar, etc.) изображать /рисовать/ кого-л. в виде пастушки и т.д.; represent smb. as smb., smth. represent smb. as an expert (as the chief conspirator, as a faithless fanatic, as a model of virtue, etc.) характеризовать /представлять/ кого-л. как /в качестве/ эксперта и т.д.; she represented herself as his wife она выдавала себя за его жену
7. XXIV2
represent smb., smth. as being of some quality he represented his father as stern and unjust он изобразил /описал/ своего отца суровым и несправедливым человеком; he represents himself as more important than he is он изображает себя более значительным лицом, чем он есть на самом деле; represent a plan as safe охарактеризовать /описать/ план, как надежный /безопасный/

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • represent — rep‧re‧sent [ˌreprɪˈzent] verb [transitive] 1. to speak or go somewhere officially in order to state the views, opinions etc of another person or group of people: • Workers hired during the strike are opposed to being represented by the union. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • Represent — Rep re*sent (r?p r? z?nt ), v. t. [F. repr[ e]senter, L. repraesentare, repraesentatum; pref. re re + preesentare to place before, present. See {Present}, v. t.] 1. To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • represent — represent, depict, portray, delineate, picture, limn can mean to present an image or lifelike imitation of (as in art). Represent implies a placing before the mind as if real or as if living through the medium of one of the arts (as painting,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • represent — [v1] present image of; symbolize act as, act as broker, act for, act in place of, appear as, assume the role of, be, be agent for, be attorney for, be proxy for, betoken, body, buy for, copy, correspond to, do business for, emblematize, embody,… …   New thesaurus

  • represent — [rep΄ri zent′] vt. [ME representen < OFr representer < L repraesentare < re , again + praesentare: see RE & PRESENT, vt.] 1. to present or picture to the mind 2. a) to present a likeness or image of; portray; depict b) …   English World dictionary

  • represent as — index assume (simulate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • represent — ► VERB 1) be entitled or appointed to act and speak for. 2) be an elected member of a legislature for. 3) constitute; amount to. 4) be a specimen or example of; typify. 5) (be represented) be present to a particular degree. 6) portray in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • represent — [[t]re̱prɪze̱nt[/t]] ♦♦ represents, representing, represented 1) VERB If someone such as a lawyer or a politician represents a person or group of people, they act on behalf of that person or group. [V n] ...the politicians we elect to represent… …   English dictionary

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