symbol (plural symbols)

  1. A character or glyph representing an idea, concept or object.
    • "$ is the symbol for dollars in the US and some other countries"
    • ""#" is the hash symbol"
  2. Any object, typically material, which is meant to represent another (usually abstract) even if there is no meaningful relationship.
    • "The dollar symbol has no relationship to the concept of currency or any related idea."
  3. (Linguistics) A type of noun whereby the form refers to the same entity independently of the context; a symbol arbitrarily denotes a referent. See also icon and index.
  4. A summary of a dogmatic statement of faith.
    • The Apostles, Nicene Creed and the confessional books of Protestantism, such as the Augsburg Confession of Lutheranism are considered symbols.

6 letters in word "symbol": B L M O S Y.

No anagrams for symbol found in this word list.

Words found within symbol:

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