Meaning of SYMBOLIC in English

SYMBOLIC

■ adjective

1》 serving as a symbol.

2》 involving the use of symbols or symbolism.

Derivatives

~al adjective

~ally adverb

Origin

C17: from Fr. symbolique or late L. ~us , from Gk sumbolikos .

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