Definition: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
Usage: What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
Definition: mean or intend to express or convey
Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?
Definition: represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols
Usage: The poet symbolizes love in this poem; These painters believed that artists should symbolize
Similar words: represent
Definition: describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
Usage: He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel