representative

Noun
  1. A person who represents others (synset 110541628)
  2. An advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose (synset 110657783)
    "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
  3. A member of the United States House of Representatives (synset 109975260)
  4. An item of information that is typical of a class or group (synset 105828980)
    "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
Adjective
  1. Serving to represent or typify (synset 302478647)
    "representative moviegoers"; "a representative modern play"
  2. Standing for something else (synset 301988764)
    "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
  3. Being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives (synset 300720006)
    "representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people"

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