Meaning of SYMBOLIC in English

SYMBOLIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ sim-ˈbä-lik ]

adjective

also sym·bol·i·cal -li-kəl

Date: 1610

1.

a. : using, employing, or exhibiting a symbol

b. : consisting of or proceeding by means of symbols

2. : of, relating to, or constituting a symbol

3. : characterized by or terminating in symbols

symbolic thinking

4. : characterized by symbolism

a symbolic dance

• sym·bol·i·cal·ly -li-k(ə-)lē adverb

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