1. (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface

Definition categories: communication, symbol

2. a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

Similar word(s): ikon, image, picture

Definition categories: man–made, representation

3. a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church

Similar word(s): ikon

Definition categories: man–made, painting, picture

Sentences with icon as a noun:

- That man is an icon in the business; he personifies loyalty and good business sense.