symbolise
British variant of symbolize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • symbolise — (Brit.) v. represent, signify, stand for, mean, personify (also symbolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Symbolise — Symbole Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Un symbole peut être un objet, une image, un mot écrit, un son ou une marque particulière qui représente quelque chose d autre par association,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • symbolise — verb /.../ To be symbolic of; to represent. The crossed hammer and sickle symbolise the union of workers and peasantry in their fight for their rights …   Wiktionary

  • symbolise — sym|bol|ise [ sımbə,laız ] a British spelling of symbolize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • symbolise — [[t]sɪ̱mbəlaɪz[/t]] see symbolize …   English dictionary

  • symbolise — UK [ˈsɪmbəlaɪz] / US [ˈsɪmbəˌlaɪz] symbolize …   English dictionary

  • symbolise — [c]/ˈsɪmbəlaɪz / (say simbuhluyz) verb (symbolised, symbolising) –verb (t) 1. to be a symbol of; stand for, or represent, as a symbol does. 2. to represent by a symbol or symbols. 3. to regard or treat as symbolic. –verb (i) 4. to use symbols.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • symbolise — verb 1. represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols The poet symbolizes love in this poem These painters believed that artists should symbolize • Syn: ↑symbolize • Derivationally related forms: ↑symbolisation, ↑symbolization ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • symbolised — symbolise (Brit.) v. represent, signify, stand for, mean, personify (also symbolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • symbolises — symbolise (Brit.) v. represent, signify, stand for, mean, personify (also symbolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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