Associations to the word «Symbolize»
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.
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".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.