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Synonyms for symbolize
ˈsɪm bəˌlaɪzsym·bol·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, representverb

    express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

    "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

    Synonyms:
    signify, mean, typify, hold still for, be, represent, play, lay out, stand for, comprise, symbolise, defend, stage, interpret, map, exemplify, correspond, act, make up, epitomize, intend, present, epitomise, constitute

  2. symbolize, symboliseverb

    represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols

    "The poet symbolizes love in this poem"; "These painters believed that artists should symbolize"

    Synonyms:
    represent, symbolise, typify, stand for

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  1. symbolizeverb

    Synonyms:
    prefigure, typify, emblematize, be symbolical of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. symbolizeverb

    Synonyms:
    typify, emblematize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "symbolize":

    symbolise, embody

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How to use symbolize in a sentence?

  1. My Democratic opponent:

    The name of his company -- SPQR -- which is a symbol associated with white nationalists, he often does interviews in front of the Betsy Ross flag, which again is used by white nationalists( to) symbolize the good ol' days when white men ruled the country.

  2. Saul Bass:

    Symbolize and summarize.

  3. Ben Cohen:

    I mean, there might be some chocolate chips molded in the shape of a cap that you wear for graduation to symbolize his stance in favor of free college education and reduced student loan rates, i think that there might be equal numbers of peanuts and pecans to symbolize his initiatives to reduce economic inequality.

  4. Jean Jullien:

    It was the most spontaneous thing. I heard the news on the radio, and I had this heartfelt reaction. I wanted to draw something that could symbolize peace and solidarity, and I wanted something with the context of Paris.

  5. Logan Ryan:

    We realize it and it’s just not OK. Their reaction is OK, the product isn’t OK right now. I take that to heart as a leader on this team, I haven’t felt like the preparation and the work has always generated to the results on the field and I understand that, and I take my share of ownership on that, i just try to symbolize the way to play and how I play and control what I can control. I can’t control the positions I’m put in on the field. I can’t control the score all the time, but I just try to play every snap hard, especially last game finishing that game off and stuff like that.


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