verb (used with object), sym·bol·ized, sym·bol·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), sym·bol·ized, sym·bol·iz·ing.
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The fight to force Justice’s empire to follow pollution rules, the groups say, symbolizes the larger ongoing fight over how aggressively to regulate an industry that remains politically powerful, even as its economic influence declines.This Billionaire Governor’s Coal Company Might Get a Big Break From His Own Regulators|by Ken Ward Jr.|September 17, 2020|ProPublica
Yet rather than symbolize how polluted our environment is, the Cuyahoga has become a poster child for the EPA’s success.
It symbolizes changing the nature of what a cat is in order to better suit your purposes.Toilet training your cat isn’t as great as it sounds|Candice Wang|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
It used to symbolize a time when women were confined to housework.
So the mushroom cloud that resulted symbolizes one of science’s most disturbing successes.How understanding nature made the atomic bomb inevitable|Tom Siegfried|August 6, 2020|Science News
But for some teens ISIS seems to symbolize power and purpose, a great drama promising deliverance from the humdrum.
So it was something that would symbolize some tranquility, peace—anything that would give it a good energy.‘American Idol’ Bandleader Rickey Minor on His Favorite Performance and What It Takes to Win|Kevin Fallon|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She seems, if anything, to symbolize an even more incremental progressivism than President Obama.
The practice, which emerged during the eighth century, was meant to symbolize wealth and class.Corsets, Muslin Disease, and More of the Deadly Fashion Trends|The Fashion Beast Team|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Colorful inflated onion domes appeared to symbolize the birth of urbanization.Sorry Putin, the Sochi Opening Ceremony Was Totally Gay|Tim Teeman|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wall showed no further trace of damp, and the new chauffeur's bent back seemed to symbolize an extreme conscientiousness.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
A silence fell upon the room, a silence that seemed to symbolize the "biffing" of the doctor's son by old French.Plashers Mead|Compton Mackenzie
It has also been held to symbolize light or the god of light, of the forked lightning, and of water.The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
It was in the form of a scythe to symbolize Time, the pendulum being a bunch of arrows to suggest the flight of the minutes.Heroes of To-Day|Mary R. Parkman
He instructed him to take a long stick, to one end of which he must secure a sharp point, to symbolize the bear's tusks.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence