comprise is the link. REPRESENT and CONTAIN are often used differently, particularly in computing theory and philosophy but there is a sense where they are synonyms. Using WordNet, I go from Represent to Contain and then from Contain to Represent. represent/v is in [constitute,represent,make_up,comprise,be] comprise and comprise/v related by verb.stative contain/v is in the synset [incorporate,contain,comprise] Unique path Number of nodes visited: 86 contain/v is in [incorporate,contain,comprise] comprise and comprise/v related by verb.stative represent/v is in the synset [constitute,represent,make_up,comprise,be] Unique path Number of nodes visited: 32

comprise is the link.
REPRESENT and CONTAIN are often used differently, particularly in computing theory and philosophy but there is a sense where they are synonyms. Using WordNet, I go from Represent to Contain and then from Contain to Represent.
 
represent/v is in [constitute,represent,make_up,comprise,be]
comprise and comprise/v related by verb.stative
contain/v is in the synset [incorporate,contain,comprise]
Unique path
Number of nodes visited: 86
 
contain/v is in [incorporate,contain,comprise]
comprise and comprise/v related by verb.stative
represent/v is in the synset [constitute,represent,make_up,comprise,be]
Unique path
Number of nodes visited: 32
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