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Meaning & Definition of Symbolic in English

English

Symbolic

/sɪmbɑlɪk/

adjective

1. Relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols

  • "Symbolic logic"
  • "Symbolic operations"
  • "Symbolic thinking"
    synonym:
  • symbolic
  • ,
  • symbolical

2. Serving as a visible symbol for something abstract

  • "A crown is emblematic of royalty"
  • "The spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical massachusetts as the codfish"
    synonym:
  • emblematic
  • ,
  • emblematical
  • ,
  • symbolic
  • ,
  • symbolical

3. Using symbolism

  • "Symbolic art"
    synonym:
  • symbolic

Examples of using

Even people who don't believe in the Catholic church venerate the Pope as a symbolic leader.