The act of representing or the state of being represented. Something that represents, as: An image or likeness of something. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments. An expostulation; a protest. A presentation or production, as of a play. The state or condition of serving as an official delegate, agent, or spokesperson. The right or privilege of being represented by delegates having a voice in a legislative body. A body of legislators that serve on behalf of a constituency. Law A statement of fact made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract. Mathematics A homomorphism from an algebraic system to a similar system of matrices.