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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.

symbolic

(sɪmˈbɒlɪk) or

symbolical

adj
1. of or relating to a symbol or symbols
2. serving as a symbol
3. (Art Terms) characterized by the use of symbols or symbolism
symˈbolically adv
symˈbolicalness n

sym•bol•ic

(sɪmˈbɒl ɪk)

adj.
1. serving as a symbol of something (often fol. by of).
2. of, pertaining to, or expressed by a symbol.
3. characterized by or involving the use of symbols: a highly symbolic poem.
Often, sym•bol′i•cal.
[1650–60; < Late Latin symbolicus < Greek symbolikós. See symbol, -ic]
sym•bol′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.symbolic - relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols; "symbolic logic"; "symbolic operations"; "symbolic thinking"
2.symbolic - serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
representative - standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
3.symbolic - using symbolism; "symbolic art"

symbolic

adjective
1. representative, token, emblematic, allegorical The move today was largely symbolic.
2. representative, figurative, allegorical, illustrative, allusive, connotative symbolic representations of landscape

symbolic

adjective
Translations
رَمْزي
symbolický
simbólicosymbolinen
sümboolnetähistav
vertauskuvallinen
szimbolikus
táknrænn
symbolicky

symbolic

[sɪmˈbɒlɪk]
A. ADJsimbólico (of de)
B. CPD symbolic logic Nlógica f simbólica

symbolic

[sɪmˈbɒlɪk] adj [representation, association, move] → symbolique
the symbolic importance of sth → l'importance symbolique de qch
to be symbolic of sth → symboliser qch

symbolic(al)

adjsymbolisch (of für); to be symbolic of somethingetw symbolisieren, ein Symbol für etw sein; symbolic logicmathematische Logik

symbolic

[sɪmˈbɒlɪk] symbolical [sɪmˈbɒlɪkl] adjsimbolico/a
to be symbolic of sth → simboleggiare qc

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