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symbol

noun abbreviation, badge, clue, connotation, cue, delineation, depiction, emblem, enactment, ensign, exponent, gesture, image, index, indication, manifestation, mark, model, notation, note, picture, portrayal, seal, sign, signal, signification, symbolum, symptom, token, trademark, visible sign
Associated concepts: trademark
See also: device, earmark, example, indicant, indication, indicator, manifestation, representative, substitute, suggestion, token, trademark

SYMBOL. A sign; a token; a representation of one thing by another.
     2. A symbolical delivery is equivalent, in many cases, in its legal effects, to actual delivery; as, for example, the delivery of the keys of a warehouse in which goods are deposited, is a delivery sufficient to transfer the property. 1 Atk. 171; 5 John. 335; 2 T. R. 462; 7 T. R. 71; 2 Campb. 243; 1 East, R. 194; 3 Caines, 182; 1 Esp. 598; 3 B. & C. 423.

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The post Our View: A new era of symbolism sending the right messages appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Symbolism has long permeated Chinese art, even its alphabet being pictographic and comprising a series of visual emblems.
The authors convincingly argue against many functional interpretations, but we need to avoid a situation where symbolism is merely applied to anything with an unknown 'function'.
Jakobson's linguistic model clarifies the relation between realism and symbolism in Heart of Darkness.
Drawing on medieval sources, Hiscock constructs a good case regarding architectural symbolism and its significance, and summarises Christian Platonism's interpretations of numerology and geometry.
This book demonstrates that the spelling out of a spirituality while working from a NT document can involve not simply a pastoral application of the text but also the explication of the implied spirituality of the author's community as encoded in the symbolism of the text itself.
Except for the word "consequence," this is a verbatim quote from the passage in the sermon and it isn't symbolism at all.
This symbolism has changed with time and the names the embroidery motifs carry now are somewhat traditional and practical--expressing a woman's daily life and her identity.
This is only one of many examples of how much this generation--especially the "educated" part of it--has let symbolism override substance.
But although the book Ellison used has, in the words of the Washington Post, "an unassailably all-American provenance," and provided him with "a savvy bit of political symbolism," it is probably safe to say that Jefferson never swore an oath on the Koran.
Traditionally, the image of the dragon holds a negative connotation: however, in 1562, the Boncompagi family engaged the Bolognese physician and philosopher, Baldassare Pisanelli, to explain scientifically and allegorically the symbolism of the new pontiffs coat-of-arms with the impresa of the dragon.