Meaning of SYMBOLIC in English

SYMBOLIC

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , seem

▪ become

The case became ~ of racial tension in society.

▪ regard sth as , see sth as

His refusal to accept the honour was seen as highly ~.

ADVERB

▪ deeply , heavily , highly , very

This is a gruesome and heavily ~ tale.

▪ merely , purely

The role of monarch is a purely ~ one.

▪ largely , mainly

▪ somehow

PREPOSITION

▪ of

These two objects are ~ of life and death.

Symbolic is used with these nouns: ↑ act , ↑ gesture , ↑ imagery , ↑ importance , ↑ language , ↑ link , ↑ meaning , ↑ relationship , ↑ representation , ↑ role , ↑ significance , ↑ value , ↑ victory

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