### What's the meaning of the **Therefore Sign** »

## Therefore Sign

#### This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: **Therefore Sign**.

The symbol consists of three dots placed in an upright triangle and is read therefore.

In mathematical proof, the therefore sign (∴) is sometimes placed before a logical consequence, such as the conclusion of a syllogism. It is encoded at U+2234 ∴ therefore (HTML: ∴ ∴). While it is not generally used in formal writing, it is often used in mathematics and shorthand. It is complementary to U+2235 ∵ because (HTML: ∵).

**Graphical characteristics:**

Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

**Category:** Language Symbols.

**Therefore Sign** is part of the Punctuation group.

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