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symbolic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of symbolic

  1. having the function or meaning of an object or figure that stands for something else <the butterfly in the poem is symbolic of the impermanence of youth> Synonyms emblematic (also emblematical), representational, representative Related Words figural, figurative, metaphoric (or metaphorical), tropological; allegorical Near Antonyms actual, literal Antonyms nonsymbolic



Variants of symbolic

also

symbolical


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