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symbol

noun

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1 a device, design, or figure used as an identifying mark
  • the traditional physician's symbol of a staff entwined with a snake

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2 a written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader
  • the symbol ¶ indicates where a new paragraph should begin
  • symbols such as emoji that are used in texts

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symbol

verb

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The first known use of symbol was in the 15th century

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symbiotically

symbol

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“Symbol.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/symbol. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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