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v. sym·bol·ized, sym·bol·iz·ing, sym·bol·iz·es
1. To serve as a symbol of: "Munich, the 1938 Hitler-Chamberlain meeting that now symbolizes the idea of appeasement" (Jonathan Alter).
2. To represent or identify by a symbol.
To use symbols.

sym′bol·i·za′tion (-bə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
sym′bol·iz′er n.
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Noun1.symbolizing - the act of representing something with a symbol
figuration - representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
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He knew that the world, and Annie as the representative of the world, whatever praise might be bestowed, could never say the fitting word nor feel the fitting sentiment which should be the perfect recompense of an artist who, symbolizing a lofty moral by a material trifle,--converting what was earthly to spiritual gold,--had won the beautiful into his handiwork.
The mean and low, yet strangely man-like expression of his wilted countenance; the prying and crafty glance, that showed him ready to gripe at every miserable advantage; his enormous tail (too enormous to be decently concealed under his gabardine), and the deviltry of nature which it betokened,--take this monkey just as he was, in short, and you could desire no better image of the Mammon of copper coin, symbolizing the grossest form of the love of money.
6 ( ANI ): Greeting the spring season and bidding farewell to the winter season, devout Hindus thronged Sun God temples to offer prayers, symbolizing the ancient belief of going into light from darkness in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
9,800 red flags symbolize women and girls who survived abduction for marriage against their will, 2,000 white flags - women and girls survivors of sexual violence, and 7,500 purple flags symbolizing women who reported about cases of domestic violence.
Under the main prayer area will be a "Museum of the Religions" consisting of three layers symbolizing the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has officially begun his ministry as the 266th pope, receiving the ring symbolizing the papacy and a wool stole symbolizing his role as shepherd of his 1.
The stylized 'T' of the word Timmins, takes the shape of a rock pick, symbolizing the early days of prospecting and the discovery of gold.
The sphinx, symbolizing wisdom and silence, represents Human Intelligence.
Examples of this similarity would be the tiger and the peony: the former symbolizing bravery and strength; the latter symbolizing wealth.
The main table is set with a quinceanera doll dressed in a replica of her ball gown, symbolizing the last doll of her childhood.
An eternal flame will rise from the center of the pool, symbolizing the home hearth as well as the fire of war.
In the middle of the room the project's title was displayed in the form of a neon sign splashed with fuchsia pink paint that had dripped to the floor, covering a variety of objects meant to symbolize the values that Ray needed: a ring, representing a pledge of faith; a T-shirt with his recent portrait, symbolizing the courage to look failure in the face; gym shoes, evoking the security of standing on his own two feet; an energy drink and some cosmetics, connected to body treatment and personal care.