Miscellaneous written symbols - synonyms or related words
a sign that looks like an arrow ➡, used for showing people which direction to go in, or where to look for something
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.
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.
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
British the symbol X
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
a written sign or symbol, such as those used in Chinese and Japanese writing, that represents an idea or a thing
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 #
British a check that you write next to a correct answer