Ideographic
Ideographic I`de*o*graph"ic, Ideographical I`de*o*graph"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. id['e]ographique.] Of or pertaining to an ideogram; representing ideas by symbols, independently of sounds; as, 9 represents not the word ``nine,'' but the idea of the number itself. -- {I`de*o*graph"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • ideographic — [id΄ē ō graf′ik, id΄ē əgraf′ik; ī΄dēō graf′ik, ī΄dēə graf′ik] adj. of, or having the nature of, an ideogram or ideography: also ideographical * * * See ideograph. * * * …   Universalium

  • ideographic — versus nomothetic approaches …   Dictionary of sociology

  • ideographic — [id΄ē ō graf′ik, id΄ē əgraf′ik; ī΄dēō graf′ik, ī΄dēə graf′ik] adj. of, or having the nature of, an ideogram or ideography: also ideographical …   English World dictionary

  • ideographic — adjective see ideograph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ideographic — adjective Pertaining to an ideograph or ideography …   Wiktionary

  • ideographic — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, allographic, alphabetic, apish, capital, connotative, delineatory, demonstrative, denominative, denotative, depictive, designative, diagnostic, echoic, emblematic, embodying, evidential, exhibitive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ideographic — adj. of or pertaining to an ideograph, of a pictorial symbol which directly represents a concept or thing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ideographic — ideo·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • ideographic — adjective of or relating to or consisting of ideograms • Pertains to noun: ↑ideograph …   Useful english dictionary

  • ideographic approach — ideographic versus nomothetic approaches …   Dictionary of sociology

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