Reputation vs Representation - What's the difference?

reputation | representation |

As nouns the difference between reputation and representation

is that reputation is reputation while representation is representation.



(en noun)
  • What somebody is known for.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1529 , author=John Frith , by= , title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis, citation , chapter= , isbn= , publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten] , location= , editor= , volume_plain= , page=117 , passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people. }}

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "reputation": good, great, excellent, bad, stellar, tarnished, evil, damaged, dubious, spotless, terrible, ruined, horrible, lost, literary, corporate, global, personal, academic, scientific, posthumous, moral, artistic.


    * name

    Derived terms

    * reputational


    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


    (en noun)
  • That which represents another.
  • (legal) The lawyers and staff who argue on behalf of another in court.
  • (politics) The ability to elect a representative to speak on one's behalf in government; the role of this representative in government.
  • (mathematics) An object that describes an abstract group in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces.
  • A figure, image or idea that substitutes reality.
  • A theatrical performance.
  • Quotations

    * 1637 , , final sentence *: Live, ?weet Lord, to be the honour of your name, and receive this as your own, from the hands of him, who hath by many favours beene long obliged to your mo?t honoured parents, and as in this repræ?entation your attendant Thyr?is , ?o now in all reall expre??ion
    Your faithfull and mo?t humble Servant,
    H. Lawes.d