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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of representing something with a symbol;
[syn: symbolizing, symbolising]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Symbolize \Sym"bol*ize\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Symbolized; p. pr. & vb. n. Symbolizing.] [Cf. F. symboliser.] 1. To have a resemblance of qualities or properties; to correspond; to harmonize. [1913 Webster] The pleasing of color symbolizeth with the pleasing of any single tone to the ear; but the pleasing of order doth symbolize with harmony. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] They both symbolize in this, that they love to look upon themselves through multiplying glasses. --Howell. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold the same faith; to agree. [R.] [1913 Webster] The believers in pretended miracles have always previously symbolized with the performers of them. --G. S. Faber. [1913 Webster] 3. To use symbols; to represent ideas symbolically. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

symbolizing n 1: the act of representing something with a symbol [syn: symbolizing, symbolising]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "symbolizing": apish, delineatory, depictive, echoic, embodying, figurative, graphic, ideographic, illustrational, illustrative, imitative, incarnating, limning, mimetic, mimish, onomatopoeic, personifying, pictographic, pictorial, portraying, representational, representative, representing, simulative, typifying, vivid