Definition of symbolically in English:

symbolically

adverb

  • 1Purely in terms of what is being represented or implied.

    ‘the words are to be taken both literally and symbolically’
  • 2As or by means of a symbol or symbolism.

    ‘the household symbolically represented a nation or homeland’
    ‘the duration of the Great Work was expressed symbolically as 12 days’

Pronunciation

symbolically

/sɪmˈbɒlɪk(ə)li/