Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which represents

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who shows, exhibits, or describes.
  • n. A representative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which represents.
  • n. A representative; one who acts by deputation.

Etymologies

to represent + -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However, the biggest surprise came when Bronson brought out underground legend/Queens representer Cormega from behind the curtain.

    Jerell Tongson: Grand Opening, Grand Closing: Action Bronson and Mr. M-fin' eXquire Shut Down Southpaw

  • Expect big things from this 909 representer in the near future.

    Dart Adams presents 25 Producers You Need To Hear Right Now (2009 Edition) Part Four

  • Au sieur de Champlain la somme de trois escuz pour aller trouver Monsieur le marechal et luy representer quelques chose important le service du Roy, Le Blant and Baudry, eds., Nouveaux documents, 1:19.

    Champlain's Dream

  • A second criticism would be that the self as representer may not be

    Michel Foucault

  • (Otherwise, there is no basis for saying that the self as representer is “less real”.)

    Michel Foucault

  • And it is the representer that beareth the person, and but one person: and unity cannot otherwise be understood in multitude.

    Leviathan

  • For it is the unity of the representer, not the unity of the represented, that maketh the person one.

    Leviathan

  • The word person is Latin, instead whereof the Greeks have prosopon, which signifies the face, as persona in Latin signifies the disguise, or outward appearance of a man, counterfeited on the stage; and sometimes more particularly that part of it which disguiseth the face, as a mask or vizard: and from the stage hath been translated to any representer of speech and action, as well in tribunals as theatres.

    Leviathan

  • And therefore he that maketh a covenant with the actor, or representer, not knowing the authority he hath, doth it at his own peril.

    Leviathan

  • For person being a relative to a representer, it is consequent to plurality of representers that there be a plurality of persons, though of one and the same substance.

    Leviathan

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