Synonyms of representative
1 delegateDictionary • trade union representatives
delegate • The rebels' chief delegate repeated their demands.
agent • You are buying direct, rather than through an agent.
deputy • France's minister for culture and his deputy attended the meeting.
proxy • She sent him as her proxy to board meetings.
spokesman or spokeswoman
2 memberDictionary • the representative for Eastleigh
member • The support of our members is of great importance to the Association.
congressman or congresswoman (US)
member of parliament
Member of Congress (US)
3 agentDictionary • She was a sales representative.
traveller • My father was a commercial traveller who migrated from Scotland.
4 typical example • a typical representative of humanity
archetype • He is the archetype of the successful businessman.
embodiment • A baby is the embodiment of vulnerability.
epitome • Maureen was the epitome of sophistication.
exemplar • One of the wittiest exemplars of the technique was M.C. Escher.
personification • Janis Joplin was the personification of the '60s female rock singer.
1 chosenDictionary • a representative government
democratic • Bolivia returned to democratic rule in 1982.
appointed • The recently appointed captain led by example in the first game.
2 typicalDictionary • fairly representative groups of adults
typical • such typical schoolgirl pastimes as horse-riding and reading
characteristic • Windmills are a characteristic feature of the landscape.
archetypal • Cricket is the archetypal English game.
exemplary • an exemplary case of how issues of this sort can be resolved
illustrative • The following excerpt is illustrative of her interaction with students.
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agentAn agent is a person who looks after someone else's business affairs or does business on their behalf.
• You are buying direct, rather than through an agent.
• The recently appointed captain led by example in the first game.
archetypalSomeone or something that is archetypal has all the most important characteristics of a particular kind of person or thing and is a perfect example of it.
• Cricket is the archetypal English game.
Thesaurus for representative from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person or thing that represents another or others