symbolise


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symbolise


Past participle: symbolised
Gerund: symbolising

Imperative
symbolise
symbolise
Present
I symbolise
you symbolise
he/she/it symbolises
we symbolise
you symbolise
they symbolise
Preterite
I symbolised
you symbolised
he/she/it symbolised
we symbolised
you symbolised
they symbolised
Present Continuous
I am symbolising
you are symbolising
he/she/it is symbolising
we are symbolising
you are symbolising
they are symbolising
Present Perfect
I have symbolised
you have symbolised
he/she/it has symbolised
we have symbolised
you have symbolised
they have symbolised
Past Continuous
I was symbolising
you were symbolising
he/she/it was symbolising
we were symbolising
you were symbolising
they were symbolising
Past Perfect
I had symbolised
you had symbolised
he/she/it had symbolised
we had symbolised
you had symbolised
they had symbolised
Future
I will symbolise
you will symbolise
he/she/it will symbolise
we will symbolise
you will symbolise
they will symbolise
Future Perfect
I will have symbolised
you will have symbolised
he/she/it will have symbolised
we will have symbolised
you will have symbolised
they will have symbolised
Future Continuous
I will be symbolising
you will be symbolising
he/she/it will be symbolising
we will be symbolising
you will be symbolising
they will be symbolising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been symbolising
you have been symbolising
he/she/it has been symbolising
we have been symbolising
you have been symbolising
they have been symbolising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been symbolising
you will have been symbolising
he/she/it will have been symbolising
we will have been symbolising
you will have been symbolising
they will have been symbolising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been symbolising
you had been symbolising
he/she/it had been symbolising
we had been symbolising
you had been symbolising
they had been symbolising
Conditional
I would symbolise
you would symbolise
he/she/it would symbolise
we would symbolise
you would symbolise
they would symbolise
Past Conditional
I would have symbolised
you would have symbolised
he/she/it would have symbolised
we would have symbolised
you would have symbolised
they would have symbolised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.symbolise - represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols; "The poet symbolizes love in this poem"; "These painters believed that artists should symbolize"
represent - describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality; "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"
2.symbolise - express indirectly by an image, form, or modelsymbolise - express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
mean, intend - mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?"
embody, personify, be - represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
epitomise, epitomize, typify - embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"
Translations
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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 ?
It may serve, let us hope, to symbolise some sweet moral blossom that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow
On the branches of the cedars were perched large eagles; amid the foliage of the weeping willows were herons, solemnly standing on one leg; and on every hand were crows, ducks, hawks, wild birds, and a multitude of cranes, which the Japanese consider sacred, and which to their minds symbolise long life and prosperity.
To Anne, it always seemed to symbolise Leslie's glowing, pent-up personality, denied all expression save in that flaming glint.
The new plants and trees to be used in the landscaping project have not been randomly chosen; instead each of the species has a symbolic meaning in the scriptures: fig trees symbolise gentleness, vines symbolise calmness, pomegranate trees symbolise courage and vigour, date palms trees symbolise justice, and peach trees symbolise modesty.
Summary: London Mayor Boris Johnson has joked that the Olympic rings symbolise, amongst other things, chastity.
There are weeds growing outside the door, which symbolise the neglect of spiritual values; the closed door symbolises the obstinately shut mind; and the door has no outside handle, because it is the door of the human heart that can only be opened from the inside.