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symbolic

adjective
variants: also

symbolical

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


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