Definition of Emblem

1. Noun. Special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc..

Specialized synonyms: Colophon, Colors, Colours, Crest, Cross, Device, Flag, Heraldry, Skull And Crossbones, Totem, Totem Pole
Generic synonyms: Design, Figure, Pattern
Derivative terms: Emblematic, Emblematic



2. Noun. A visible symbol representing an abstract idea.

Definition of Emblem

1. n. Inlay; inlaid or mosaic work; something ornamental inserted in a surface.

2. v. t. To represent by an emblem; to symbolize.

Definition of Emblem

1. Noun. A representative symbol, such as a trademark or logo. ¹

2. Noun. Something which represents a larger whole. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emblem

1. to represent with an emblem (a graphical symbol) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Emblem

1. To represent by an emblem; to symbolize. "Emblemed by the cozening fig tree." (Feltham) Origin: Emblemed; Embleming. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emblem

emblazer
emblazers
emblazes
emblazing
emblazon
emblazoned
emblazoner
emblazoners
emblazoning
emblazonings
emblazonment
emblazonments
emblazonries
emblazonry
emblazons
emblem (current term)
emblema
emblemata
emblematic
emblematical
emblematically
emblematicize
emblematicized
emblematicizing
emblematist
emblematists
emblematize
emblematized
emblematizes
emblematizing

Literary usage of Emblem

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1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"According to Article 18, the Swiss heraldic Di device of the red cross on a white ground, formed by reversing the federal colours, is adopted as the emblem ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"OUR NATIONAL emblem. To tlie Editor of the Richmond Examiner: A NATIONAL emblem should symbolize the national government in its history, nature, ..."

3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"He was a native of Brunswick, and wandered about the world playing all manner of tricks on the people he encountered. (Died 1350.) The ox is also the emblem ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"applied for the house as tenant, but was Informed by Mrs. emblem It was for ... She then Inquired about the terms, and Mrs. emblem responded by asking how ..."

5. The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1878)
"The hawk placed on the wooden tablets in the tombs, and sometimes on the mummy case itself, was an emblem of Horus. The warlike character, as well as the ..."

6. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"THE OLD, Old Crimson Ensign—An emblem of Peace and Good Will to ... of Working People's Affection for Red—The emblem of Health and the Fruits of Toil —Ceres ..."

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