Definition of "symbolise" [symbolise]

  • To be symbolic of; to represent. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "symbolise" in a sentence
  • "There has been much critical interest in the logical consistency of Orwell’s writing, especially concerning the ending of Keep the Aspidistra Flying, and it could be argued that Nineteen Eighty-Four presents similar inconsistencies in that the complete destruction of Winston, and the absolute submission of the individual to the power of the Party this destruction can be taken to symbolise, is at odds with the literal reading of the Appendix xliii."
  • "Two things in particular symbolise for him what's changed."
  • "Most cross-cultural: Over 100 cyclists from Jordan, Israel and Palestine taking part in a three-day bicycle relay to carry water from the Yarmouk River and the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea to symbolise the need for cooperation to stop climate change and save precious water resources."
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