Meaning of SYMBOL in English

SYMBOL

n. Function: noun

1 something that stands for something else by reason of relationship, association, convention, or accidental resemblance FF1C; the lion is often used as a symbol of courage FF1E;

Synonyms: attribute, emblem; compare INDICATION 3

Related Words: indication, token, type; badge, mark, note, sign, stamp; character, design, device, figure, motif, pattern; representation

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Synonyms: CHARACTER 1, mark, sign

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.