(Uncountable, rhetoric) The use of a word or phrase to refer to something that it isn't, invoking a direct similarity between the word or phrase used and the thing described, but in the case of English without the words like or as, which would imply a simile.
(Biology) Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.
An extended simile elaborated in great detail.
A statement or estimate of similarities and differences.
The definition of a figure of speech is an expression that means something different than the literal meaning of the words.
(Countable) A way in which two people or things share similitude.
Find another word for simile. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for simile, like: metaphor, likeness, analogy, explicit comparison of dissimilars, epic simile, comparison, figure-of-speech and similitude.