What does the word symbolic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Symbolical.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Symbolically.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Symbolist.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Symbolism.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Symbolizer.

Usage examples for symbolic

  1. 18. As the first symbolic action in the book- the eating of the roll, iii. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  2. The sterner intention of the institution, and the symbolic meaning of its various ceremonies, were neglected by them. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  3. There is something very symbolic of Shaw in the fact that his farce begins in a dentist's. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton