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English word representation comes from Latin repraesento (I display, exhibit or show. I represent, depict.).

Representation etymology ?

Representation detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
repraesento Latin (lat) I display, exhibit or show. I represent, depict.
repraesentatio Latin (lat) Representation. Showing, exhibiting.
representacion Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
representation English (eng) (legal) The lawyers and staff who argue on behalf of another in court.. (mathematics) An object that describes an abstract group in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces; (more formally) a homomorphism from a group on a vector space to the general linear group (group of all bijective linear transformations) on the space.. (politics) The ability to elect a representative to speak [...]