Definitions of representative:
  • noun:   a person who represents others
  • noun:   a member of the United States House of Representatives
  • noun:   an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
  • noun:   an item of information that is representative of a type
  • adjective:   standing for something else
    Example: "The bald eagle is representative of the United States"
  • adjective:   serving to represent or typify
    Example: "Representative moviegoers"
  • adjective:   being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives
    Example: "Representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people"

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