# Simbol vs. Symbol: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sumera Saeed || Published on January 1, 2024
"Simbol" is incorrect, while "symbol" is the correct spelling. A symbol is something that represents or stands for something else, often an abstract idea.

## Which is correct: Simbol or Symbol

How to spell Symbol?

## Key Differences

Associate "symbol" with "syllable," both starting with 'sy'.
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Remember "symbol" as having the same 'mb' as in "limb."
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Think of "symbol" as combining 'sym' (like in symmetry) and 'bol' (like in hyperbole).
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Link "symbol" with "emblem," noting the similar 'mb' sound.
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Visualize "symbol" as "sym-" (together) + "-bol" (throw), signifying bringing ideas together.
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## Simbol and Symbol Definitions

#### Simbol

Simbol is an incorrect spelling of symbol.
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#### Symbol

An emblem or sign.
Each chess piece is a symbol with its own rules.
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#### Symbol

In mathematics, a sign representing an operation or relation.
The plus symbol (+) indicates addition.
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#### Symbol

In literature, an object representing a concept.
The green light is a symbol in 'The Great Gatsby'.
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#### Symbol

Representation of an idea.
The dove is a symbol of peace.
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#### Symbol

A character used in writing or printing.
The ampersand (&) is a common symbol.
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#### Symbol

Something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible
The lamb is a symbol of innocence.
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#### Symbol

An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation
His striking out to end the rally was a symbol of everything that had gone wrong with the team over the past month.
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#### Symbol

A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
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## FAQs

#### What is the pronunciation of symbol?

It's pronounced as /ˈsɪmbəl/.
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#### What is the root word of symbol?

The root word is Greek 'symbolon'.
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#### Which vowel is used before symbol?

Typically, no specific vowel is used directly before "symbol."
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#### Which conjunction is used with symbol?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used.
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#### Why is it called symbol?

Derived from the Greek 'symbolon,' meaning token or sign.
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#### Is symbol an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
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#### What is the singular form of symbol?

"Symbol" is the singular form.
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#### What is the plural form of symbol?

The plural form is "symbols."
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#### What is the verb form of symbol?

There's no direct verb form; "symbol" is a noun.
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#### How is symbol used in a sentence?

"The heart-shaped figure is widely used as a symbol of love."
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#### Which article is used with symbol?

Articles like "the" or "a" can precede it, as in "a symbol."
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#### Is symbol a countable noun?

Yes, it's countable.
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#### What is another term for symbol?

"Emblem" or "icon" can be alternatives.
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#### What is the opposite of symbol?

There's no direct opposite; a non-representational item could contrast it.
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#### Which determiner is used with symbol?

Determiners like "the," "a," or "this" can be used.
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#### Which preposition is used with symbol?

"Of" is commonly used, as in "symbol of hope."
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#### Is symbol a negative or positive word?

It's neutral; context defines its connotation.
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#### Is the symbol term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically.
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#### Is the word symbol imperative?

No, it's not used in the imperative form.
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#### How many syllables are in symbol?

There are two syllables.
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#### What is a stressed syllable in symbol?

The first syllable, 'sym,' is stressed.
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It's a noun.
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#### What is the first form of symbol?

"Symbol" does not have forms as it's a noun.
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#### What is the third form of symbol?

Nouns don't have a third form.
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It's a noun.
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#### Is symbol an abstract noun?

Yes, it can be considered an abstract noun.
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#### Is symbol a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
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#### Is symbol a vowel or consonant?

The word contains both vowels and consonants.
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#### How do we divide symbol into syllables?

It's divided as sym-bol.
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#### What is the second form of symbol?

There's no second form for nouns.
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