Definitions for symbolic

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  1. symbolic, symbolical(adj)

    relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols

    "symbolic logic"; "symbolic operations"; "symbolic thinking"

  2. emblematic, emblematical, symbolic, symbolical(adj)

    serving as a visible symbol for something abstract

    "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"

  3. symbolic(adj)

    using symbolism

    "symbolic art"

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  1. symbolic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a symbol.

  2. symbolic(Adjective)

    Referring to something with an implicit meaning.

  3. Origin: From symbolique or directly from symbolicus, from συμβολικός

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Symbolic(adj)

    see Symbolics

  2. Symbolic(adj)

    alt. of Symbolical

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. symbolique. See Symbolic, a.]

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  1. Symbolic

    Symbolic is the Voodoo Glow Skulls' fifth full-length album. It was released on September 12, 2000 on Epitaph Records. This album marks the last appearance of the creator of the VGS horn style, Helios J Hernandez. Track 14 is a cover of the song "I Shot The Sheriff" from Bob Marley. The song "Say Goodnight" appears on punk compilation album Punk-O-Rama 6.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'symbolic' in Adjectives Frequency: #817


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