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Another word for representative

  1. One that is representative of a group or class

      1. A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
      2. A part of a whole, or one individual of a class or group, used as a sample or example of the whole, class, or group; typical part, individual, etc.
      3. (Informal) A (specified kind of) individual or person
      1. A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
      2. A small amount of sound, music, etc. taken from one context, digitized and recorded, edited, and used again in another context
      3. An illustration; example
      1. A step in a process or series of events:
      2. A suggestion or request:
      3. An example; case; illustration
      1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
      2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
      3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
      1. One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
      2. A person or thing to be imitated; model; pattern; precedent
      3. A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
      1. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
      2. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      3. An example, instance, or occurrence
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  2. One who stands for another

      1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
      2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
      3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
      1. An elected or appointed representative of a US territory in the House of Representatives who is entitled to speak but not vote.
      2. A member of a House of Delegates
      3. A representative to a conference or convention.
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  1. Serving as a symbol

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  2. Serving to describe

      1. Written, inscribed, or recorded in letters of the alphabet, meaningful symbols, etc.
      2. Depicted or described in vivid detail:
      3. Of or relating to the graphic arts:
      1. Designating or of a branch of a science in which its data or materials are described and classified
      2. (Linguistics) Of or relating to the study or the description of a language or a specific stage of a language, with emphasis on constructing a grammar without regard to historical development, comparison with other languages, or advocated norms for correct or proper usage.
      3. Involving or characterized by description; serving to describe.
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  3. Having the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type

Another word for representative

  1. An emissary

  2. One who is elected to the lower legislative body