Synonyms of symbolic


1. symbolic, symbolical

usage: relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols; "symbolic logic"; "symbolic operations"; "symbolic thinking"

2. emblematic, emblematical, symbolic, symbolical, representative (vs. nonrepresentative)

usage: serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"

3. symbolic

usage: using symbolism; "symbolic art"

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Definition and meaning of symbolic (Dictionary)