Associations to the word «Symbolize»

Wiktionary

SYMBOLIZE, verb. (transitive) To be symbolic of; to represent.
SYMBOLIZE, verb. (intransitive) To use symbols; to represent ideas symbolically.
SYMBOLIZE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To resemble each other in qualities or properties; to correspond; to harmonize.
SYMBOLIZE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To hold the same faith; to agree.

Dictionary definition

SYMBOLIZE, verb. Express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?".
SYMBOLIZE, verb. Represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols; "The poet symbolizes love in this poem"; "These painters believed that artists should symbolize".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates