- Homophone Note, Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||something that represents something else, esp. a material sign or object that stands for a complex or abstract concept.
The rose is a symbol of love.
- similar words:
- emblem, figure, mark, synonym, token
||a sign or figure conventionally used to represent a particular quantity, quality, process, or the like.
The plus sign is the mathematical symbol for addition.
||accent, character, cipher, crown, device, figure, image, letter, mark, number, numeral
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(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-