What does symmetrical mean?

Definitions for symmetricalsɪˈmɛ trɪ kəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word symmetrical.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. symmetrical, symmetric(adj)

    having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts

  2. harmonious, proportionate, symmetrical(adj)

    exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities


  1. symmetrical(Adjective)

    Exhibiting symmetry; having harmonious or proportionate arrangement of parts; having corresponding parts or relations

Webster Dictionary

  1. Symmetrical(adj)

    involving or exhibiting symmetry; proportional in parts; having its parts in due proportion as to dimensions; as, a symmetrical body or building

  2. Symmetrical(adj)

    having the organs or parts of one side corresponding with those of the other; having the parts in two or more series of organs the same in number; exhibiting a symmetry. See Symmetry, 2

  3. Symmetrical(adj)

    having an equal number of parts in the successive circles of floral organs; -- said of flowers

  4. Symmetrical(adj)

    having a likeness in the form and size of floral organs of the same kind; regular

  5. Symmetrical(adj)

    having a common measure; commensurable

  6. Symmetrical(adj)

    having corresponding parts or relations

  7. Origin: [Cf. F. symtrique. See Symmetry.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of symmetrical in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of symmetrical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alan Mackay:

    Like the ski resort full of girls hunting for husbands and husbands hunting for girls, the situation is not as symmetrical as it might seem.

  2. Orison Swett Marden:

    If we put the emphasis upon the right things, if we live the life that is worth while and then fail, we will survive all disasters, we will out-live all misfortune. We should be so well balanced and symmetrical, that nothing which could ever happen could throw us off our center, so that no matter what misfortune should overtake us, there would still be a whole magnificent man or woman left after being stripped of everything else.

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