Origin of symbol
How to use symbol in a sentence
He was one of living symbols of “White Ribbon Revolution” of 2012, always in black, slim, shaved, almost a monk.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, as is well known, Christian holidays are filled with these ancient religious symbols.
Puck artists, like their predecessors, combined picture-making skills with a caricatural precision and a knack for lethal symbols.
Dead white people were symbols; dead blacks were statistics, unless white people killed them.
They are 'other,' newly visible, and symbols of the social and, by extension, economic changes in society and in New York.Is Brooklyn Becoming Unsafe for Gays? It Depends On Which Ones|Jay Michaelson|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Judge for yourself the difficulty surrounding the remainder of the symbols and fundamental truths of christianity.
The types and symbols of a former period were blessed to the souls of men, as well as the fuller revelations of succeeding times.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
The palm and crown are symbols that frequently occur, often in a very rude form.
One of the most beautiful symbols of the Catacombs is the dove, the perpetual synonym of peace.
One of the most remarkable and important, in its theological significance, of the symbols of the Catacombs is that of the fish.
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Cultural definitions for symbol (1 of 2)
An object or name that stands for something else, especially a material thing that stands for something that is not material. The bald eagle is a symbol of the United States of America. The cross is a symbol of Christianity. The Star of David is a symbol of Judaism.
Cultural definitions for symbol (2 of 2)
Something that represents or suggests something else. Symbols often take the form of words, visual images, or gestures that are used to convey ideas and beliefs. All human cultures use symbols to express the underlying structure of their social systems, to represent ideal cultural characteristics, such as beauty, and to ensure that the culture is passed on to new generations. Symbolic relationships are learned rather than biologically or naturally determined, and each culture has its own symbols.
Other Idioms and Phrases with symbol
see status symbol.