symbol


symbol

noun

Definition of SYMBOL

1
a device, design, or figure used as an identifying mark <the traditional physician's symbol of a staff entwined with a snake>
2
a written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader <the symbol ΒΆ indicates where a new paragraph should begin>
Synonyms glyph, icon (also ikon), sign, symbol

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