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Miscellaneous written symbols - synonyms or related words

arrow

noun

a sign that looks like an arrow ➡, used for showing people which direction to go in, or where to look for something

asterisk

noun

the symbol *. In a piece of writing, an asterisk is used after a word or phrase to show that more information is given in a footnote.

©

a symbol meaning “copyright”

caret

noun

the symbol ^ used when correcting texts to show where punctuation is missing

check

noun

American

a mark ✓ that you put next to something to show that it is correct or that you have dealt with it. The British word is tick.

checkmark

noun

American

the symbol that you write next to an answer to show that it is correct, or next to something on a list to show that it has been done

cross

noun

British

the symbol X

cross

noun

used for showing your choice on a written list of choices

cross

noun

used for showing that an answer is wrong

dollar sign

noun

the symbol $, used to show that an amount is in dollars

hash mark

noun

American

a line drawn on something that is used for measuring or counting something

hieroglyphics

noun

written words or symbols that are difficult to read or understand

ideogram

noun

a written sign or symbol, such as those used in Chinese and Japanese writing, that represents an idea or a thing

ideogram

noun

a written symbol that represents a word, for example % represents “percent”

mark

noun

a printed or written symbol that is not a letter or a number

mark

noun

the symbol X that someone who does not know how to write puts instead of their name on a document

pound sign

noun

American

the symbol #

pound sign

noun

the symbol £

tick

noun

British

a check that you write next to a correct answer

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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