Bedeutung von “symbol” — Learner’s Dictionary

symbol

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈsɪmbəl/
The cross is a symbol of Christianity.The Statue of Liberty has become a symbol of the United States.The crown was a symbol of royal power.Check the key to find out what each symbol means.The novel uses a complex pattern of symbols.
SIGN

B2 a sign or object that is used to represent something:

A heart shape is the symbol of love.
CHEMISTRY

a number, letter, or sign that is used instead of the name of a chemical substance, another number, etc:

The symbol for oxygen is O.
→ See also status symbol

(Definition von “symbol” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)