What does symbolize mean?

Definitions for symbolize
ˈsɪm bəˌlaɪzsym·bol·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent(verb)

    express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

    "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

  2. symbolize, symbolise(verb)

    represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols

    "The poet symbolizes love in this poem"; "These painters believed that artists should symbolize"

Wiktionary

  1. symbolize(Verb)

    To be symbolic of; to represent.

  2. Origin: From symboliser

Webster Dictionary

  1. Symbolize(verb)

    to have a resemblance of qualities or properties; to correspond; to harmonize

  2. Symbolize(verb)

    to hold the same faith; to agree

  3. Symbolize(verb)

    to use symbols; to represent ideas symbolically

  4. Symbolize(verb)

    to make to agree in properties or qualities

  5. Symbolize(verb)

    to make representative of something; to regard or treat as symbolic

  6. Symbolize(verb)

    to represent by a symbol or symbols

  7. Origin: [Cf. F. symboliser.]

How to pronounce symbolize?

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How to say symbolize in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of symbolize in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of symbolize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of symbolize in a Sentence

  1. Saul Bass:

    Symbolize and summarize.

  2. William Safire:

    No one flower can ever symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet.

  3. Jean Jullien:

    It was the most spontaneous thing. I heard the news on the radio, and I had this heartfelt reaction. I wanted to draw something that could symbolize peace and solidarity, and I wanted something with the context of Paris.

  4. Ben Cohen:

    I mean, there might be some chocolate chips molded in the shape of a cap that you wear for graduation to symbolize his stance in favor of free college education and reduced student loan rates, i think that there might be equal numbers of peanuts and pecans to symbolize his initiatives to reduce economic inequality.

Images & Illustrations of symbolize

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