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sym·bol·ic

 (sĭm-bŏl′ĭk) also sym·bol·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Serving as a symbol: Roses are symbolic of love.
b. Serving as a particular instance of a broader pattern or situation; representative: The new building is symbolic of the recent changes that have taken place in the neighborhood.
2. Of, relating to, or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol: the symbolic meaning of the poem.
3. Using symbolism: symbolic art.

sym·bol′i·cal·ly adv.
sym·bol′i·cal·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.symbolically - in a symbolic manner; "symbolically accepted goals"
2.symbolically - by means of symbols; "symbolically expressed"
Translations
رَمْزِيّا
symbolicky
jelképesen
á táknrænan hátt
simgesel/sembolik olarak

symbolically

[sɪmˈbɒlɪkəlɪ] ADVsimbólicamente

symbolically

[sɪmˈbɒlɪkəli] advsymboliquement

symbolically

adv representsymbolisch; symbolically importantvon symbolischer Bedeutung

symbolically

[sɪmˈbɒlɪklɪ] advemblematicamente, simbolicamente

symbol

(ˈsimbəl) noun
a thing that is regarded as representing or standing for another. The dove is the symbol of peace.
symˈbolic (-ˈbo-) adjective
In the Christian religion, bread and wine are symbolic of Christ's body and blood.
symˈbolically adverb
ˈsymbolize, ˈsymbolise verb
to be a symbol of or represent by a symbol. A ring symbolizes everlasting love.
ˈsymbolism noun
References in classic literature ?
I know not that any other author has hinted of the matter; but by inference it seems to me that the sturgeon must be divided in the same way as the whale, the King receiving the highly dense and elastic head peculiar to that fish, which, symbolically regarded, may possibly be humorously grounded upon some presumed congeniality.
Almost symbolically he holds and gesticulates with a megaphone in his left hand.
As in droughty regions baptism by immersion could only be performed symbolically, Mr.
Since I have known the body better"--said Zarathustra to one of his disciples--"the spirit hath only been to me symbolically spirit; and all the 'imperishable'--that is also but a simile.
Or is it something complex, perhaps consisting in our way of behaving in the presence of objects, or, alternatively, in the existence in us of things called "ideas," having a certain relation to objects, though different from them, and only symbolically representative of them?
With the new CAN-dbc symbolic decoding and triggering capability in Agilent's oscilloscopes, engineers now have the ability to trigger and view messages and signals symbolically by importing an industry-standard .
Summary: Babies born in public hospitals across Lebanon Monday received certificates from the United Nations declaring them symbolically to be the 7 billionth person in the world.
How are we to know what counts as a symbolically adequate response to a crime?
Itani asked, criticizing Arab states for "only symbolically supporting Palestinians in their plight for freedom.
Summary: Perenco's CEO and the ETAP chairman symbolically turned together the CPF valve for the new gas export pipeline at an official opening ceremony held on May 6th at the Central Processing Facility near Matmata in Tunisia.
HUNDREDS gathered outside two village pubs yesterday as dozens of colourfully-dressed morris dancers symbolically killed off the old year and brought 2007 to life with a stunning performance.