sym·bol·ic / simˈbälik/ • adj. 1. serving as a symbol: a repeating design symbolic of eternity. ∎ significant purely in terms of what is being represented or implied: the release of the dissident was an important symbolic gesture. 2. involving the use of symbols or symbolism: the symbolic meaning of motifs and designs. DERIVATIVES: sym·bol·i·cal adj. sym·bol·i·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.
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