Definition of symbolic
symbolicallyplay \-li-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of symbolic in a sentence
The lighting of the candles is symbolic.
The sharing of the wine has symbolic meaning.
First Known Use of symbolic
SYMBOLIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of symbolic for English Language Learners
: expressing or representing an idea or quality without using words
: relating to or being used as a symbol
: using symbols
SYMBOLIC Defined for Kids
Definition of symbolic for Students
: of, relating to, or using symbols or symbolism Lighting the candles has a symbolic meaning.
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