HyperDic: symbolic_representation

English > 1 sense of the expression symbolic representation:
NOUNcognitionsymbolic representation, symbol, symbolization, symbolisationsomething visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
English > symbolic representation: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible.
Synonymssymbol, symbolization, symbolisation
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

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