Definition for SYM'BOL-IZE

SYM'BOL-IZE, v.i. [Fr. symboliser.]

To have a resemblance of qualities or properties. The pleasing of color symbolizeth with the pleasing of a single tone to the ear; but the pleasing of order doth symbolize with harmony. – Bacon. They both symbolize in this, that they love to look upon themselves through multiplying glasses. – Howell.

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