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symbol

symbol as in an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
    symbol as in something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    • "the eagle is a symbol of the United States"

    Synonyms

    • symbolizationthe use of symbols to convey meaning ; something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
    • symbolisationthe use of symbols to convey meaning ; something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
    • symbolic representationsomething visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible