verb. Go and be a good example to the others of your group or in your position.
Dad: Your Mom wants you to square up this joint, yo.
Kid: So you want me to clean my room?
Dad: Dat would be da hizzy.
Kid: O.K.
Dad: Represent.
by Bill Steagall August 17, 2004
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A command that provokes someone to make a symbol or sign identifying their gang affiliation.
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1. Lend physical presence or voice on behalf of a constituency defined by geography or purpose, when such manifestation of presence or voice by the whole of that constituency would be logistically impractical or impossible.

2. Stand in for a person, organization, or principle in a manner prescribed by law or formal custom where knowledge of protocols is specific and germaine to a particular forum of jurisdiction.
1. a) We represent the Lollipop Guild and wish to welcome you to Munchkinland. b) My name is Howard Dean, and I represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party.

2. Your Honor, I have been retained by my client to represent him in the matter before this court.
by Truth2Power July 29, 2004
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A word that has been so overused in rap songs, that it has lost all meaning.
Typical rap lyrics: "Represent, represent, represent, represent. Represent, represent, represent, represent..."
by whodey June 16, 2004
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To give homage to where your from, usually with a nickname like Motor City, an area code like 305 or just saying the name like The Bronx.
I represent New Jersey and Manhattan
by Jersey Kid January 29, 2008
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to claim or declare something as yours; to belong to, be a part of
I represent that dirty south.
by only1princess July 5, 2003
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