- Homophone Note, Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||an object or picture that represents something else.
The rose is a symbol of love.
- similar words:
- emblem, token
||a sign or figure that represents a particular number, quality, or process.
The plus sign "+" is the symbol for addition.
||accent, character, crown, figure, letter, mark, numeral
Are you looking for the word cymbal
(a percussion instrument)? Symbol
sound alike but have different meanings.
The word symbol
contains the following part:
that means with, together with
More about this word part:
The prefix sym-
occurs in Greek loanwords and hence attaches to Greek bases. It is an assimilated form of syn-
used before roots beginning with b, p, and m, such as "bio, bi, -be", "path, patho, -pathic, -pathy", and "metr, -meter, -metry". See syn-
and its other assimilated forms syl-