symbol

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɪmbəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɪmbəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(simbəl)


Inflections of 'symbol' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
symbols
v 3rd person singular
symbolling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
symboling
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
symbolled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
symboled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
symbolled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
symboled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

symbol

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [chemical, currency, function, safety, computer] symbol
  2. the [chemical, universal, international] symbol [for, of]
  3. a [sex, popular, visual, pictorial] symbol
  4. the [shift, enter, print] symbol
  5. the [amount, quantity, volume] symbol
  6. the [Red Cross, Jewish, Catholic, Muslim] symbol
  7. a [pagan, Neolithic, Greek] symbol
  8. click the symbol to [view, download, get, expand]
  9. a [ring, necklace, song] as a symbol of my love
  10. [is, as] a symbol of their [wealth, opulence, taste]
  11. a symbol of [hope, peace, freedom, sex, fashion]
  12. the symbol for [iron, pounds, delete]
  13. a symbol for [teens, children, students, musicians]
  14. [interpret, understand, read] the symbols
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