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Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
Paul Tillich

Meaning of "symbolically" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SYMBOLICALLY

symbolically  [sɪmˈbɒlɪkəlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SYMBOLICALLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Symbolically is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SYMBOLICALLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of symbolically in the English dictionary

The first definition of symbolically in the dictionary is in a manner that represents an important change, although it has little practical effect. Other definition of symbolically is in a manner that is regarded or used as representative of a person or thing. Symbolically is also in a manner that is characterized by the use of symbols or symbolism.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SYMBOLICALLY


alcoholically
ˌælkəˈhɒlɪkəlɪ
angelically
ænˈdʒelɪkəlɪ
apostolically
ˌæpəsˈtɒlɪkəlɪ
biblically
ˈbɪblɪkəlɪ
bucolically
bjuːˈkɒlɪkəlɪ
concyclically
kənˈsɪklɪkəlɪ
cyclically
ˈsɪklɪkəlɪ
dactylically
dækˈtɪlɪkəlɪ
diabolically
ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪkəlɪ
helically
ˈhelɪkəlɪ
hydraulically
haɪˈdrɒlɪkəlɪ
hyperbolically
ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪkəlɪ
hypergolically
ˌhaɪpəˈɡɒlɪkəlɪ
katabolically
ˌkætəˈbɒlɪkəlɪ
metallically
məˈtælɪkəlɪ
parabolically
ˌpærəˈbɒlɪkəlɪ
prevocalically
ˌpriːvəʊˈkælɪkəlɪ
psychedelically
ˌsaɪkəˈdɛlɪkəlɪ
shambolically
ʃæmˈbɒlɪkəlɪ
telically
ˈtɛlɪkəlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SYMBOLICALLY

symbol
symbol retailer
symbolic
symbolic logic
symbolical
symbolical books
symbolicalness
symbolisation
symbolise
symboliser
symbolism
symbolist
symbolist movement
symbolistic
symbolistical
symbolistically
symbolization
symbolize
symbolizer
symbolled

WORDS THAT END LIKE SYMBOLICALLY

actually
alphabetically
automatically
basically
clinically
critically
dramatically
economically
electronically
fantastically
historically
locally
periodically
physically
politically
practically
specifically
statistically
technically
tragically
typically

Synonyms and antonyms of symbolically in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «symbolically» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SYMBOLICALLY

Find out the translation of symbolically to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of symbolically from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «symbolically» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

象征
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

simbólicamente
570 millions of speakers

English

symbolically
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतीकात्मक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رمزي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

символически
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

simbolicamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতীকী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

symboliquement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secara simbolik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

symbolisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

象徴的に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상징적으로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Simbolis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tượng trưng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடையாளபூர்வமாகவேனும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिकात्मक म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sembolik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

simbolicamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

symbolicznie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

символічно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

simbolic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συμβολικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

simbolies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

symbol
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

symbolsk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of symbolically

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMBOLICALLY»

The term «symbolically» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.204 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMBOLICALLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about symbolically

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5 QUOTES WITH «SYMBOLICALLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word symbolically.
1
Vladimir Bukovsky
Usually, the leaders appear in the moment of the highest stress, when it is time, speaking symbolically, to go to the barricades. Then people, clever, capable, but focused on their own tasks, will leave their immediate occupations and go to the barricades, because there is nowhere to hide.
2
Max Heindel
In all religions, the quickening spirit has been symbolically represented as a bird. At the baptism, when Jesus' body was in the water, the Spirit of Christ descended into it as a dove.
3
Don King
Reality show? You can't find anything better than boxing because of the trials and errors, the ups and downs, the struggle when you get knocked down to get back up. Use it symbolically and interchangeably for life.
4
Satish Kumar
Kennedy had been assassinated a month or so before. So we walked to the grave of John Kennedy and ended our walking symbolically at the Arlington National Cemetery.
5
Paul Tillich
Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SYMBOLICALLY»

Discover the use of symbolically in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to symbolically and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mount Analogue: a novel of symbolically authentic ...
In this novel/allegory the narrator/author sets sail in the yacht Impossible to search for Mount Analogue, the geographically located, albeit hidden, peak that reaches inexorably toward heaven.
René Daumal, 1986
2
Feature Selection and Evaluation for Genre Classification of ...
This work defines useful features for the classification of symbolically encoded music into 14 classical genres namely chorale, symphony, etude, fugue, prelude, contrafactum, sonata, mazurka, motet, sonatina, waltze, concerto, Gregorian ...
Gustavo Cesar de Souza Frederico, 2006
3
Varieties of Postmodern Theology
First, as mentioned earlier, humanity is seen as symbolically feminine in its call to be submissive before the transcendent mastery of a symbolically masculine God. This pattern is repeated when the church is interpreted as the bride of Christ ...
David Ray Griffin, 1989
4
Nietzsche and Embodiment: Discerning Bodies and Non-dualism
It operates as a metaphor that contributes to a symbolically feminine body and as a metaphor for symbolically feminine body per se. More important, the curry metaphor illustrates Nietzsche's dynamic non-dualism. It displays the field of forces ...
Kristen Brown, Kristen Brown Golden, 2012
5
Together with Economics
Aggregate supply, in fact, represents the national income of the country during a given period. Symbolically, AS = Y. 4. The relationship between consumption and income is called propensity to consume or consumption function. Symbolically ...
Dr. Subhash Aggaarwal, Yogesh Vijay
6
The Sacred Tree
Symbolically, the Sacred Tree represents a gathering place for the many different tribes and peoples of the world. The Sacred Tree provides a place of protection in the world, a place of peace, contemplation, and centering. Like our mother's ...
‎1989
7
The African Philosophy Reader
symbolically. Our priest might himself have been aware that the gold dust functions symbolically in this way. And I shall try in a moment to say a little more about what this means. But it is important to see that treating an element of a ritual as ...
Pieter Hendrik Coetzee, A. P. J. Roux, 1998
8
Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics
Can every congruent covariant be represented symbolically? In other words, does there correspond to every congruent covariant an algebraic covariant? An answer to this question for the general case has not yet been given, but clearly it  ...
J. A. Todd
9
The Theory of Communicative Action: Lifeworld and system : a ...
As long as the motivational bases and the repertoire of modes of behavior are not symbolically restructured, the symbolic coordination of action remains embedded in a regulation of behavior that functions prelinguis- tically and rests finally on ...
Jurgen Habermas, Jürgen Habermas, 1989
10
Esoteric Healing
Today the law is working, and the Jews are paying the price, factually and symbolically, for all they have done in the past. They are demonstrating the far- reaching effects of the Law. Factually and symbolically, they stand for culture and  ...
Alice Bailey, Djwhal Khul, 1953

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SYMBOLICALLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term symbolically is used in the context of the following news items.
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Helsinki Bishop: Church joining Pride symbolically important
Helsinki Bishop: Church joining Pride symbolically important. Bishop Irja Askola says that the Lutheran church's mettle is being tested in the ongoing discussion ... «YLE News, Jun 15»
2
Google, Amazon, and Etsy remove Confederate flag merchandise …
But, symbolically, it's a good step,” said David Satterfield, an executive vice president of G.F. Bunting and Co, a strategic communications firm in California. «Raw Story, Jun 15»
3
Groups Across Southern States Burn and Symbolically Bury the …
At a Memorial Day gathering outside Atlanta, poets expressed their feelings about the Confederate flag before symbolically burying it. “A lot of lives have been ... «The Root, May 15»
4
ABQ City Council symbolically approves DOJ monitor's $4.5m contract
The Albuquerque City Council voted Monday evening to symbolically accept a court-ordered $4.5 million contract for US Department of Justice (DOJ) monitor ... «KOB.com, May 15»
5
Second Circuit rules, mostly symbolically, that current text of Section …
My initial reaction, on a first read, is that the Second Circuit's decision is mostly symbolic. As regular readers know, I agree with the court's bottom line statutory ... «Washington Post, May 15»
6
Austria MPs symbolically recognise Armenian genocide
Vienna (AFP) - Austrian lawmakers on Wednesday condemned as "genocide" for the first time the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I, ... «Yahoo News, Apr 15»
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Austria MPs symbolically recognize Armenian genocide
While their statement holds no legal power, it represents nevertheless an important symbolic step. "April 24, 1915 marks the beginning of the persecutions, ... «The Daily Star, Apr 15»
8
Moros symbolically register to vote
As part of a confidence-building measure in support of peace in Mindanao, families of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels await their turn to register ... «Inquirer.net, Mar 15»
9
CPAC speakers embrace Israel symbolically as 51st state
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on before praying at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday ... «Washington Times, Mar 15»
10
Cuban capitol restored, physically and symbolically
Cuban capitol restored, physically and symbolically ... The resplendent Cuban capitol, inspired by its U.S. sibling, gets a physical and symbolic renovation. «Washington Post, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Symbolically [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/symbolically>. Jul 2020 ».
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