Something that stands for, represents, or suggests another thing
The definition of a metaphor is a word or phrase used to compare two unlike objects, ideas, thoughts or feelings to provide a clearer description.
An allegorical picture usually inscribed with a verse or motto presenting a moral lesson.
To use or make allegory:
Of, characteristic of, or containing allegory:
(Rhetoric) use of fable to persuade the audience
A figure of speech in which one thing is likened to another, dissimilar thing by the use of like, as, etc. (Ex.: a heart as big as a whale, her tears flowed like wine)
A person or thing resembling another; counterpart; facsimile
A system of characters or symbols used to express or convey thought and meaning.
The study of the meaning of works of visual art through the analysis of subject matter, symbolism and imagery, style and medium, and historical context
Find another word for allegory. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for allegory, like: symbol, moral story, metaphor, emblem, apocalyptic, allegorical representation, allegorize, anachronism, parable, fable and story.