Definitions of emblem

  1. To represent by an emblem; to symbolize. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Inlay; inlaid or mosaic work; something ornamental inserted in a surface. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A visible sign of an idea; an object, or the figure of an object, symbolizing and suggesting another object, or an idea, by natural aptness or by association; a figurative representation; a typical designation; a symbol; as, a balance is an emblem of justice; a scepter, the emblem of sovereignty or power; a circle, the emblem of eternity. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A picture accompanied with a motto, a set of verse, or the like, intended as a moral lesson or meditation. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A picture representing to the mind something different from itself: a type or symbol. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A symbolic figure; type. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Emblematic. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A flgurative representation; symbol. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Inlaid or Mosaic work; a device or picture conceived in order to embody and represent to the eye some spiritual idea or reality, such as a balance to represent justice, or a crown, dominion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. An object that represents one thing to the eye and another to the understanding; a figure; a type; a symbolical representation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for emblem

  1. Be hushed, O party hates, the while That emblem lingers there, And thou, dear fates, propitious smile Upon the wedded pair. – Hoosier Lyrics by Eugene Field
  2. A thrill of patriotism ran through me and I raised my voice to cheer the starry emblem of my native land. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington