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Definition 1: special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

(emblem is a kind of ...) a decorative or artistic work

"the coach had a design on the doors"

(... is a kind of emblem ) a publisher's emblem printed in a book (usually on the title page)

(... is a kind of emblem ) emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

(... is a kind of emblem ) emblem warning of danger or death

(... is a kind of emblem ) emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

(... is a kind of emblem ) emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

"he was recognized by the device on his shield"

(... is a kind of emblem ) a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry

(... is a kind of emblem ) (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet

(... is a kind of emblem ) a distinguishing emblem

"his tie proclaimed his school colors"

(... is a kind of emblem ) a tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures; erected by Indian tribes of the northwest Pacific coast

Definition 2: a visible symbol representing an abstract idea - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for emblem in the sense of this definition

(emblem is a kind of ...) something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible

"the eagle is a symbol of the United States"

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblem (an eagle with wings and legs spread) on the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblem indicating that a taxicab is registered

(... is a kind of emblem ) the emblem of Canada

(... is a kind of emblem ) figure of a lamb; emblematic of Christ

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)

"they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"

(... is a kind of emblem ) a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism

(... is a kind of emblem ) the emblem of socialist revolution

(... is a kind of emblem ) the emblem on the flag of the Soviet Union

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblem flown as a symbol of nationality

(... is a kind of emblem ) bundle of rods containing an axe with the blade protruding; in ancient Rome it was a symbol of a magistrate's power; in modern Italy it is a symbol of fascism

(... is a kind of emblem ) the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblem representing power

"the Roman eagle"

(... is a kind of emblem ) an emblem of peace

(... is a kind of emblem ) the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874

(... is a kind of emblem ) a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow

(... is a kind of emblem ) the letter A in red; Puritans required adulterers to wear it

(... is a kind of emblem ) the official emblem of the Nazi Party and the Third Reich; a cross with the arms bent at right angles in a clockwise direction

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