Origin of representative
OTHER WORDS FROM representative
How to use representative in a sentence
The local churches were grouped into circuits governed representatively by a quarterly meeting.
She is not literally, but virtually or officially, representatively or vicariously present wherever her regal authority is swayed.The Mormon Doctrine of Deity|B. H. Roberts
The Gipsies are all tinkers, either literally, figuratively, or representatively.A History of the Gipsies|Walter Simson
Really each shuts out every other; ideally, or representatively, it includes every other.
Under the influence of the mores men act typically, and so representatively, not as individuals but as members of a group.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
British Dictionary definitions for representative
- exemplifying a class or kind; typicala representative example of the species
- containing or including examples of all the interests, types, etc, in a groupa representative collection