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1. symbolize

verb. ['ˈsɪmbəˌlaɪz'] express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Symbolize

  • actualize
  • annualize
  • decentralize
  • deinstitutionalize
  • demobilize
  • demoralize
  • denationalize
  • departmentalize
  • departmentalize
  • depersonalize
  • depersonalize
  • destabilize
  • editorialize
  • equalize
  • evangelize
  • evangelize
  • federalize
  • federalize
  • fertilize
  • fictionalize

Sentences with symbolize


1. Verb, base form
You might also want to purchase new rings, as this can symbolize a fresh start.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Along with the rose, red tulips also symbolize love, but are more delicate in form.

Quotes about symbolize


1. Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
- Robert Frank

2. I gave her a broken watch, to symbolize that my love for her is forever and timeless. And as an excuse to why I’m always late.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

3. The negative patterns that form as a result of this self defeating behaviour actually symbolize the negative belief that we nurture.
- Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

2. symbolize

verb. ['ˈsɪmbəˌlaɪz'] represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols.

Synonyms

  • symbolise

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

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