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1. symbolise

verb. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.

Synonyms

  • be
  • epitomise
  • typify
  • symbolize
  • mean
  • stand for
  • embody
  • epitomize
  • personify
  • represent

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

Etymology

  • symboliser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. symbolise

verb. represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols.

Synonyms

  • represent

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • symboliser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

Example sentences of the word symbolise


1. Verb, base form
You can use more white to simulate a concrete deck, or simply ice the rest with green to symbolise grass.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Florists often use red carnations as a base flower for funeral wreaths and in this form they symbolise death.

3. Noun, singular or mass
For example, forget-me-nots symbolise true love, and rosemary and lavender convey remembrance.

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