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I've done some version of that Minnesota accent - that Midwestern accent - in sketch comedy for years. It's the quickest way to symbolize you're a mom.
Allison Tolman

Meaning of "symbolize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SYMBOLIZE

symbolize  [ˈsɪmbəˌlaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SYMBOLIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Symbolize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb symbolize in English.

WHAT DOES SYMBOLIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of symbolize in the English dictionary

The first definition of symbolize in the dictionary is to serve as or be a symbol of. Other definition of symbolize is usually foll by by to represent by a symbol or symbols. Symbolize is also to use symbols.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SYMBOLIZE

PRESENT

Present
I symbolize
you symbolize
he/she/it symbolizes
we symbolize
you symbolize
they symbolize
Present continuous
I am symbolizing
you are symbolizing
he/she/it is symbolizing
we are symbolizing
you are symbolizing
they are symbolizing
Present perfect
I have symbolized
you have symbolized
he/she/it has symbolized
we have symbolized
you have symbolized
they have symbolized
Present perfect continuous
I have been symbolizing
you have been symbolizing
he/she/it has been symbolizing
we have been symbolizing
you have been symbolizing
they have been symbolizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I symbolized
you symbolized
he/she/it symbolized
we symbolized
you symbolized
they symbolized
Past continuous
I was symbolizing
you were symbolizing
he/she/it was symbolizing
we were symbolizing
you were symbolizing
they were symbolizing
Past perfect
I had symbolized
you had symbolized
he/she/it had symbolized
we had symbolized
you had symbolized
they had symbolized
Past perfect continuous
I had been symbolizing
you had been symbolizing
he/she/it had been symbolizing
we had been symbolizing
you had been symbolizing
they had been symbolizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will symbolize
you will symbolize
he/she/it will symbolize
we will symbolize
you will symbolize
they will symbolize
Future continuous
I will be symbolizing
you will be symbolizing
he/she/it will be symbolizing
we will be symbolizing
you will be symbolizing
they will be symbolizing
Future perfect
I will have symbolized
you will have symbolized
he/she/it will have symbolized
we will have symbolized
you will have symbolized
they will have symbolized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been symbolizing
you will have been symbolizing
he/she/it will have been symbolizing
we will have been symbolizing
you will have been symbolizing
they will have been symbolizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would symbolize
you would symbolize
he/she/it would symbolize
we would symbolize
you would symbolize
they would symbolize
Conditional continuous
I would be symbolizing
you would be symbolizing
he/she/it would be symbolizing
we would be symbolizing
you would be symbolizing
they would be symbolizing
Conditional perfect
I would have symbolize
you would have symbolize
he/she/it would have symbolize
we would have symbolize
you would have symbolize
they would have symbolize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been symbolizing
you would have been symbolizing
he/she/it would have been symbolizing
we would have been symbolizing
you would have been symbolizing
they would have been symbolizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you symbolize
we let´s symbolize
you symbolize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to symbolize
Past participle
symbolized
Present Participle
symbolizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SYMBOLIZE


cannibalise
ˈkænɪbəˌlaɪz
cannibalize
ˈkænɪbəˌlaɪz
carbolise
ˈkɑːbəˌlaɪz
catabolize
kəˈtæbəˌlaɪz
detribalise
diːˈtraɪbəˌlaɪz
detribalize
diːˈtraɪbəˌlaɪz
diabolise
daɪˈæbəˌlaɪz
diabolize
daɪˈæbəˌlaɪz
embolise
ˈɛmbəˌlaɪz
embolize
ˈɛmbəˌlaɪz
globalize
ˈɡləʊbəˌlaɪz
hyperbolise
haɪˈpɜːbəˌlaɪz
hyperbolize
haɪˈpɜːbəˌlaɪz
marbleize
ˈmɑːbəˌlaɪz
metabolise
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪz
metabolize
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪz
metagrobolize
ˌmɛtəˈɡrɒbəˌlaɪz
parabolise
pəˈræbəˌlaɪz
parabolize
pəˈræbəˌlaɪz
verbalize
ˈvɜːbəˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SYMBOLIZE

symbolic
symbolic logic
symbolical
symbolical books
symbolically
symbolicalness
symbolisation
symbolise
symboliser
symbolism
symbolist
symbolist movement
symbolistic
symbolistical
symbolistically
symbolization
symbolizer
symbolled
symbolling
symbological

WORDS THAT END LIKE SYMBOLIZE

aerosolize
alcoholize
apostolize
Belize
epistolize
hispaniolize
idolize
metagrabolize
monopolize
personalize
podsolize
podzolize
protocolize
pyrolize
realize
spaniolize
specialize
utilize
visualize
vitriolize

Synonyms and antonyms of symbolize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SYMBOLIZE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «symbolize» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of symbolize

Translation of «symbolize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SYMBOLIZE

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

Translator English - Chinese

象征
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

simbolizar
570 millions of speakers

English

symbolize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतीक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ترمز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

символизируют
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

simbolizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়মভুক্ত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

symboliser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melambangkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

symbolisieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

象徴する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상징하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglambangake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tượng trưng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சின்னமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतीक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sembolize etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

simbolizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

symbolizować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

символізують
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

simbolizează
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συμβολίζουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

simboliseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

symbolisera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

symboliserer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of symbolize

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMBOLIZE»

The term «symbolize» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.032 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMBOLIZE» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «SYMBOLIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word symbolize.
1
Lascelles Abercrombie
Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude. It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself, but always some manner of life.
2
Nina Arianda
I can't have white roses. They symbolize death.
3
Honore de Balzac
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
4
Birdman
I'm a hard worker, and everything with me is, if I work hard, I should get paid for it. Everything with me, I try to symbolize something flashy like jewelry or a car. The rubbing hands is a symbol of hustling, so it goes back to the money.
5
Adrian Cronauer
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.
6
Bob Ehrlich
It's appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them.
7
Robert Frank
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
8
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, they symbolize the human race.
9
Allison Tolman
I've done some version of that Minnesota accent - that Midwestern accent - in sketch comedy for years. It's the quickest way to symbolize you're a mom.
10
Douglas Wilder
Obama was elected in a flourish of promise that many in the African-American community believed would help not only to symbolize African-American progress since the Civil War and Civil Rights Acts but that his presidency would result in doors opening in the halls of power as had never been seen before by black America.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SYMBOLIZE»

Discover the use of symbolize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to symbolize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel
His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden.
Ray Bradbury, 2011
2
The Six Point Star of David Spelled and Symbolize Haile ...
"The Jamaican and Ethiopian people are blood brothers and have had relationship going back a very long time, as well as others who had African blood supporting the Ethiopian Liberation Movement.
Alfredo Johnson, 2012
3
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.
Jeannette Walls, 2009
4
Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom: Development Stage Meditation in ...
As for the purity of the celestial palace, the four corners symbolize that the basic space of phenomena is utterly without inequality. The four gates symbolize that the four immeasurables lead to the palace of great bliss. The eight graded ...
Jigme Lingpa, 2007
5
Feng Shui for Beginners: Successful Living by Design
The most usual position is in the northwest and southwest. Roses are usually beneficial. White roses enable you to see the essentials of a situation. Yellow ones encourage intellectual discussions and learning. Red roses symbolize beauty, ...
Richard Webster, 2012
6
Night
A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.
Elie Wiesel, 2012
7
Flower and Tree Magic: Discover the Natural Enchantment ...
Flowers, in general, symbolize femininity, innocence, manifestation, love, and the soul. Flowers also symbolize spiritual awakening in many religions. Both Brahma and Buddha are frequently depicted emerging from flowers. The Virgin Mary ...
Richard Webster, 2012
8
The Modern Christmas in America: A Cultural History of Gift ...
The return exchange (that is, the payment for the goods) is usually explicitly required by clearly defined terms and is made immediately.5 Since the studies of Mauss and Malinowski, we have known that gifts symbolize personal bonds between ...
William Waits, 1994
9
Signs & Symbols in Christian Art
In Christian art, the figure of the ape has been used to symbolize sin, malice, cunning, and lust. It may also symbolize the slothful soul of man : blind, greedy, sinful. Satan is sometimes portrayed in the form of an ape, and, when he is shown as ...
George Ferguson, George Wells Ferguson, 1959
10
Patriotism
Things. That. Symbolize. Patriotism. A, .rnong the many symbols of patriotism in the United States are national buildings, dedicated monuments and statues, holidays devoted to celebrating our country's way of life, and the U.S. flag.
Deborah H. DeFord, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SYMBOLIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term symbolize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Cancer survivor donates bell to symbolize end of treatment for patients
Ethan Williamson stands proudly next to the end of treatment bell after being the first patient to ring the new addition to Texas Children's Cancer Center. (John R ... «KTRK-TV, Jul 15»
2
CVG board's new members 'symbolize a fresh start' after controversy …
CVG board's new members 'symbolize a fresh start' after controversy, resignations. Liz Engel, WCPO Contributor. File photo of CVG airport; Michael Benedic | ... «WCPO, Jul 15»
3
Letter: Flags symbolize our past and where we are headed
Letter: Flags symbolize our past and where we are headed. on July 22, 2015 - 12:01 ... Flags symbolize our past and where we are headed. A new, multicolored ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
4
Attitude & Effort: Those words symbolize Bolles Hall of Fame football …
He doesn't need to. The Bolles School's football coach could have retired years ago and still been considered the best coach in state history. But Rogers is just ... «Florida Times-Union, Jun 15»
5
Dylann Roof's Rhodesian, South African Flags Symbolize White …
In essence, after the end of the white supremacist regimes, both of these countries recognized that their old flags symbolized hate and horror. Citizens realized ... «In These Times, Jun 15»
6
The niqab doesn't symbolize freedom
When the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was drafted in 1982, few imagined it was enshrining rights that would be used much later to defend notions ... «Toronto Sun, Jun 15»
7
Rand Paul: Mass Shootings Symbolize a 'Sickness' That Can't Be …
Psychosis is not contagious. Credit: Gage Skidmore / photo on flickrJesse Walker just noted how President Barack Obama's response to the mass killing of a ... «Reason, Jun 15»
8
DOT chief: DC bridge problems symbolizes funding gridlock
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Monday that problems with the Arlington Memorial Bridge in the Washington, D.C. area symbolizes the inaction that ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
9
Keidel: Wright Doesn't Deserve To Symbolize Mets' Snakebitten Ways
Of the myriad maladies that have befallen the Mets over the last quarter-century, the latest drips with irony. David Wright, the backbone of the Mets, has a bad ... «CBS Local, Jun 15»
10
How an Agricultural Weed came to Symbolize Memorial Day
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various ... «Modern Farmer, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Symbolize [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/symbolize>. Jun 2020 ».
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