Metaphor Synonyms and Antonyms

mĕtə-fôr, -fər
A figure of speech containing an implied comparison, in which a word or phrase ordinarily and primarily used of one thing is applied to another (Ex.: the curtain of night, “all the world's a stage”)
Figure of speech, implied comparison
  1. plain speech
  1. allegorize
  2. metaphorize
  1. figurative
  2. metaphorical

Words Related to Metaphor

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