HyperDic: symbol

English > 2 senses of the word symbol:
NOUNcommunicationsymbolan arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
cognitionsymbol, symbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representationsomething visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
symbol > pronunciation
Soundssih'mbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > symbol: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance.
NarrowerCrownThe Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
dollar, dollar mark, dollar signA symbol of commercialism or greed
icon(computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface
identifierA symbol that establishes the identity of the one bearing it
lingamThe Hindu phallic / phallic symbol of Siva
mantleThe cloak as a symbol of authority
mark, stigma, brand, stainA symbol of disgrace or infamy / infamy
marker, marking, markA distinguishing symbol
monogramA graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined (usually your initials)
noseA symbol of inquisitiveness
numeral, numberA symbol used to represent a number
pound, pound signA symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
staffA rod carried as a symbol
stamp, impressionA symbol that is the result of printing or engraving
stock symbolThe letters used to identify listed companies on the securities exchanges where they are traded
symbolismA system of symbols and symbolic representations
token, itemAn individual instance of a type of symbol
typeAll of the tokens of the same symbol
variableA symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity
written symbol, printed symbolA written or printed symbol
Broadersignal, signaling, signAny nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
Spanishsimbolo, símbolo
Catalansímbol
Adjectivessymbolic, symbolicalrelating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols
Verbssymbolize, symboliseexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model
English > symbol: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible.
Example"the eagle is a symbol of the United States"
Synonymssymbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representation
NarrowercrossbonesTwo crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death
death's headA human skull (or a representation of a human skull) used as a symbol of death
emblem, allegoryA visible symbol representing an abstract idea
horn of plenty, cornucopiaA goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
oriflammeAn inspiring symbol or ideal that serves as a rallying point in a struggle
white featherA symbol of cowardice
Broaderrepresentational processAny basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
Spanishsimbolización, símbolo
Catalansimbolització, símbol
Adjectivessymbolic, symbolicalserving as a visible symbol for something abstract
symbolicalrelating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols
Verbssymbolize, symboliseexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict