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.

Rate this symbol:5.0 / 5 votes

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.

More symbols in Punctuation:

Punctuation marks are symbols that indicate the structure and organization of written language, as well as intonation and pauses to be observed when reading aloud. In written English, punctuation is… read more »

More symbols in Language Symbols:

Have a discussion about Therefore Sign with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this symbol to your bibliography:


    "Therefore Sign." Symbols.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 24 May 2024. <https://www.symbols.com/symbol/therefore-sign>.

    We need you!

    Are we missing an important symbol in this category?

    Graphical Index

    Use our unique search feature to find a symbol based on its various graphical characteristics:

    • Symmetry:
    • Shape:
    • Colors:
    • Curveness:
    • Crossing:


    Are you a world flags master?

    A Denmark
    B Kyrgyzstan
    C Egypt
    D Algeria

    Browse Symbols.com