Commentary: REPRESENTATIVE[+person][+stand_in] [+relation][+role][+spokesperson] interpreter, voice - a person who represents others
The meeting was attended by representatives of all the major universities.
Representatives from several local banks and law firms were at the luncheon.
We asked Bill to be our representative at the club meeting.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: REPRESENTATIVE[+person][+official][+elected][+congress] congressman, congresswoman - a member of the United States House of Representatives
Write your local representative and let them know you disagree.
He served as a state representative for three terms.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: REPRESENTATIVE[+instance][+illustrative] [+relation][+role][+example] illustration, instance - an item of information that is representative fo a type
This painting is a good representative of his earlier cubist works.
These are fossil representatives of lampreys and hagfishes.
This is a representative of the types of questions you will find on the exam.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4