Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of symbolizing; symbolic significance. Also spelled symbolisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of symbolizing; symbolical representation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of symbolizing; the use of symbols to represent things, or the investing of things with a symbolic meaning
  • noun psychology The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
  • noun the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
  • noun the use of symbols to convey meaning

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