Representation: Many Ways to Say Things
Question: Do I use a full range of methods of communication, including symbols, to unambiguously convey my points?
The word representation often is used in verb form—to represent—like several other similar words: to denote, to portray, and so on. When using these words, we look for the object to which they refer. These are things, events, natural occurrences, theories, states of affairs, or concepts that a person wishes to convey, or communicate, to another. These referential objects ...