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See definition of representational on Dictionary.com
  • as inlifelike
  • as inrealistic
  • as inschematic
  • as inpictographic
  • as inpictorial
  • as ingraphic

synonyms for representational

  • authentic
  • faithful
  • graphic
  • natural
  • original
  • real
  • representative
  • true
  • true to life
  • simplified
  • graphic
  • illustrative
  • symbolic
  • delineative
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How to use representational in a sentence

The cyanotypes and photograms are the closest things to representational works in the show, and they’re deliberately cryptic and detached.
IN THE GALLERIES: CELEBRATING THE ART OF THE GAME WITH UNEXPECTED DELIGHTSMARK JENKINSJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The selection includes abstract works, but most of those seem less urgent than the representational ones.
IN THE GALLERIES: MIDDLE EAST ARTISTS EXAMINE SHELTERING IN PLACE AMID PANDEMICMARK JENKINSJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To justify our presence there the only thing demanded of us is that we shall have felt the representational impulse.
PERSONALITY IN LITERATUREROLFE ARNOLD SCOTT-JAMES
Strictly representational it may not be, but there are none of your whorls and cylinders and angles and what nots.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 159, JULY 7TH, 1920VARIOUS
On the functional theory of ideas, their value does not rest at all upon their representational nature.
STUDIES IN LOGICAL THEORYJOHN DEWEY
His books are neither documentary nor representational; his characters are symbols of human desires and motives.
CHIVALRYJAMES BRANCH CABELL
He wondered what on earth "anti-representational" could mean.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO REPRESENTATIONAL

  • blocked-out
  • delineated
  • depicted
  • descriptive
  • diagrammatic
  • drawn
  • engraved
  • etched
  • iconographic
  • illustrated
  • illustrational
  • illustrative
  • marked-out
  • outlined
  • painted
  • photographic
  • pictoric
  • pictured
  • portrayed
  • representational
  • seen
  • sketched
  • traced
  • visual
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.