Synonyms of representative in English:

representative


See definition of representative

adjective

1‘a representative sample of British society’

SYNONYMS
typical, prototypical, characteristic, illustrative, indicative
archetypal, paradigmatic, exemplary
ANTONYMS

atypical, unrepresentative

2‘Britannia, a female figure allegorically representative of Britain’

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symbolic, emblematic, evocative

3‘a system of representative government’

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elected, elective, chosen, democratic, popular, nominated, appointed, commissioned
delegated, authorized, accredited, official
ANTONYMS

totalitarian


noun

1‘a representative of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’

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spokesperson, spokesman, spokeswoman, agent
officer, official
mouthpiece, frontman, public relations officer, PRO

2‘a sales representative’

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commercial traveller, travelling salesman, salesman, saleswoman, agent, traveller
informal rep, knight of the road
North American informal drummer
British archaic commercial

3‘the Cambodian representative at the UN’

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delegate, commissioner, ambassador, attaché, envoy, emissary, chargé, chargé d'affaires, commissary, deputy, aide
Scottish depute
Canadian, Australian agent general
nuncio
archaic legate, factor

4‘our representatives in parliament’

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Member of Parliament, MP, Member
councillor
North American Member of Congress, congressman, congresswoman, senator

5‘he acted as his father's representative’

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deputy, substitute, stand-in, proxy, surrogate

6‘fossil representatives of lampreys and hagfishes’

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example, specimen
exemplar, exemplification, type, archetype, illustration