Synonyms for emblem:
imprint, tattoo, ensign, symbolism.
coat of arms.
Other synonyms and related words:
tattoo, medallion, number, hallmark, symptom, ensign, device, figure, type, character, imprint, attribute, pennant, colors, fable, swastika, totem, mark, representation, apologue, symbolism, parable, image, omen, coat of arms, allegory.
Sense 1 (noun)
brand, logo, representation, badge, image, hallmark, flag, insignia, banner, coat of arms, symbol, type, sign, marker, token, regalia, seal, colors, scepter, device, pennant, mark, attribute, figure, character.
coat of arms.
cue, crest, gesticulation, alert, notation, marker, flag, wink, sign, key, indication, hint, logo, brand, label, signpost, stamp, token, beacon, ticket, prompt, logotype, icon, gesture, denotation, guidepost, banner, symbol, designation, legend, insignia, lighthouse, signal, pointer, semaphore, wave, tag, motion, figuration.
written symbol (noun)
Usage examples for emblem:
- And still do we watch the butterfly, which is her emblem, bursting from its ugly tomb in the dark soil, and spreading joyous white and gold- powdered wings in the caressing sunshine, amidst the radiance and the fragrance of the summer flowers. - "A Book of Myths", Jean Lang.
- It was decided that as the knight was distinguished by his spurs, so the peasant should have as his device the common shoe of his class, laced from the ankle through to the knee by leathern thongs, and the banner whereon this emblem was depicted was accordingly made. - "German Culture Past and Present", Ernest Belfort Bax.
- Mr. Emblem asked again. - "In Luck at Last", Walter Besant.