Translation of "represent" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /ˌrep·rɪˈzent/ us /ˌrep·rɪˈzent/

to officially speak for someone else because they have asked you to

~を代弁する, 代表する
The union represents over 200 employees.

to be a sign or symbol of something

~を表す, 意味する, 象徴する
The red lines on the map represent borders.

to be equal to something

~に相当する, 匹敵する
This book represents ten years of thought and research.
The figure represents a ten percent drop.

(Translation of “represent” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)