Trope synonyms

trōp

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(Idiomatic) A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language.
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(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.
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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)
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A visible pattern as in wood or cloth.
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A statement or estimate of similarities and differences.
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(Biology) Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.
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(--- Bible) A sculptured figure used as an idol
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Find another word for trope. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for trope, like: figure-of-speech, metaphor, simile, figure, comparison, archetype, topos, signifier, intertextuality, hypertextuality and meta-narrative.