Welcome to SYMBOLS.com -- the world's largest online encyclopedia of graphic symbols!
SYMBOLS.com contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed. The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti.
Use the Graphic Index to search for the meaning or history of a sign. If you want to see an ideogram with a certain meaning, use the Word Index.
To find information on any of the 2,500 symbols contained in the encyclopedia, use this step by step table. Specify the graphic characteristics of the sign you are looking for simply by answering the questions.