Meaning of symbolize


Pronunciation: (sim'bu-līz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to be a symbol of; stand for or represent in the manner of a symbol.
  2. to represent by a symbol or symbols.
  3. to regard or treat as symbolic.
  1. to use symbols.
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