Rep`re*sen*ta"tion (-z?n-t?"sh?n), n.
[F. repr?sentation, L. representatio.]
1. The act of representing, in any sense of the
2. That which represents. Specifically:
(a) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a
representation of the human face, or figure, and the
like. (b) A dramatic performance; as, a
theatrical representation; a representation of
Hamlet. (c) A description or statement; as,
the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an
advocate. (d) The body of those who act as
representatives of a community or society; as, the
representation of a State in Congress.
(e) (Insurance Law) Any collateral
statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of
the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.
3. The state of being represented.
Syn. -- Description; show; delineaton; portraiture;
likeness; resemblance; exhibition; sight.