verb (used with object), symbolized, symbolizing.
to be a symbol of; stand for or represent in the manner of a symbol.
to represent by a symbol or symbols.
to regard or treat as symbolic.
verb (used without object), symbolized, symbolizing.
to use symbols.
(transitive) to serve as or be a symbol of
(transitive) usually foll by by. to represent by a symbol or symbols
(intransitive) to use symbols
(transitive) to treat or regard as symbolic or figurative
- Symbol manipulation program
(SMP) Steven Wolfram’s earlier symbol manipulation program, before he turned to Mathematica. [“SMP Handbook”, C. Cole, S. Wolfram et al, Caltech 1981]. (1995-01-29)
noun 1. the study of symbols. 2. the use of symbols; symbolism. noun 1. the use, study, or interpretation of symbols
- Symbol retailer
noun 1. any member of a voluntary group of independent retailers, often using a common name or symbol, formed to obtain better prices from wholesalers or manufacturers in competition with supermarket chains Also called voluntary retailer
noun 1. something used for or regarded as representing something else; a material object representing something, often something immaterial; emblem, token, or sign. 2. a letter, figure, or other character or mark or a combination of letters or the like used to designate something: the algebraic symbol x; the chemical symbol Au. 3. (especially in […]