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metonymy

see definition of metonymy
  • as inmetaphor
  • as infigure of speech
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Synonyms for metonymy

noun figure of speech, implied comparison
  • analogy
  • image
  • symbol
  • allegory
  • emblem
  • hope
  • metonymy
  • personification
  • similitude
  • trope

Antonyms for metonymy

  • plain speech
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More words related to metonymy

figure of speech

noun. turn of expression

metaphor

noun. figure of speech, implied comparison

metaphors

noun. figure of speech, implied comparison
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.