verb (used with object), sym·bol·ized, sym·bol·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), sym·bol·ized, sym·bol·iz·ing.
Origin of symbolize
Related Words for symbolizingexemplify, signify, indicate, suggest, mirror, typify, personify, epitomize, embody, mean, illustrate, connote, express, denote, betoken, show, symbol, emblematize
Examples from the Web for symbolizing
Contemporary Examples of symbolizing
Symbolizing CSM as a “creativity birth place,” 1Granary took an avant-garde approach towards the creation to life.1Granary: The College Magazine Funded by Comme des Garçons
October 7, 2013
Historical Examples of symbolizing
In China, he is often represented with a mace (symbolizing a thunderbolt) instead of a sword.The Chinese Fairy Book
The scene may be interpreted as symbolizing the grief of a mother for a dead son.Pompeii, Its Life and Art
Action only to give reader the tone, symbolizing the tone of the people.Instigations
Whence, then, came the illusion that symbolizing of the idea was a novelty?The Book of Masks
Remy de Gourmont
We see the wheel of Ezekiel symbolizing the whole scheme and fabric of Nature.Ghosts I Have Seen
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.