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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The practice of investing things with implied meaning; Something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; The use of signs to convey meaning.

Usage examples (22)
  • "symbolisation" of five; and there is not the slightest ground for any belief that the apparent "fiveness" of anything in the Great Pyramid had
  • That barrier of abstract symbolisation doesn't help him stop himself from reaching for the larger bowl.
  • Smell is pure symbolisation, as I understand -- discrete "aesthemes" as signifiers of discrete chemicals.
  • The whole hierograph thus combines, in an extremely simple and instructive unity, the symbolisation of Apis, for more
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