- to use symbols.
Origin of symbolize
Related Wordsexemplify, signify, indicate, suggest, mirror, typify, personify, epitomize, embody, mean, illustrate, connote, express, denote, betoken, show, symbol, emblematize
Examples from the Web for symbolizes
In the next scene, Rick finally embraces his daughter and the future she symbolizes.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero
October 28, 2014
If you had to pick one person who symbolizes the city and the era, it would have to be Jimmy Walker, the mayor from 1926-1932.When New York City Hit Its Stride
July 17, 2014
Gianni Versace, together with a handful of names, symbolizes the success of Italian fashion all over the world.Princess Diana, Kate Moss, Donna Karan, and More Reactions to Gianni Versace’s 1997 Murder
The Fashion Beast Team
July 15, 2014
The work “symbolizes the human urge to transcend and progress.”This Artist Reproduced van Gogh’s Ear…and It’s Alive!
June 4, 2014
The tuxedo, Monáe explains, symbolizes control to her: “Superheroes wear the same thing every day, too.”In the Backseat With Janelle Monae: A Limo Ride with the Stylish R&B Diva
April 28, 2014
She cannot work the problem for thinking of what it symbolizes.Bonaventure
George Washington Cable
And in the second place the Sabbath symbolizes the future world.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
It is an idea that symbolizes the tendency of the human intellect to fabrication.
It symbolizes the real and transposes it into the human rather than expresses it.
It symbolizes the aspiration without which no man's faith can hold its own.Robert Falconer
- (tr) to serve as or be a symbol of
- (tr usually foll by by) to represent by a symbol or symbols
- (intr) to use symbols
- (tr) to treat or regard as symbolic or figurative
Word Origin and History for symbolizes
c.1600, "to represent by a symbol," also "to be a symbol of," from French symboliser, from Modern Latin symbolizare, from symbolum (see symbol). Related: Symbolized; symbolizes; symbolizing.