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symbolic

sym·bol·ic

symbolic

 
pronunciation:
sihm ba lihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or represented by a symbol.
The game of baseball has symbolic importance in America.Drinking rice wine has a symbolic meaning in a Japanese wedding ceremony.
definition 2: acting as a symbol (often fol. by of).
Purple is said to be symbolic of passion.
definition 3: marked by the use of symbols.
Her writing is highly symbolic.
derivation: symbolically (adv.)