What does the word representation mean?

Usage examples for representation

  1. If two parties were of about equal strength they would be represented equally; if one were twice as strong as another, it would have twice the representation. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  2. Such being the general picture, we note the fact which underlies the whole representation; namely, that every life is a definite whole which has a fixed end. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  3. Actuated by the vilest motives himself, he had persuaded a companion, as we have seen, by a small bribe and the representation that Komel would in reality be better off than with her parents, to aid him in his object. – The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus by Lieutenant Maturin Murray