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onomatopoeia

See definition of onomatopoeia on Dictionary.com
  • as inecho
  • as infigure of speech

synonyms for onomatopoeia

  • imitation
  • parallel
  • reflection
  • repetition
  • reverberation
  • answer
  • mirror
  • parroting
  • rebound
  • reiteration
  • repercussion
  • reply
  • reproduction
  • ringing
  • mirror image
  • rubber stamp
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antonyms for onomatopoeia

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  • difference
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    How to use onomatopoeia in a sentence

    Reading his writing can be kind of like taking a psychedelic — a literary onomatopoeia.
    A HOMEGROWN GARDEN OF MIND-ALTERING SUBSTANCESDAVID HERZBERGJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    He seemed as much taken aback as if he had found a tribe of Cherokees studying onomatopoeia in English verse.
    MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME VI, NO. 3. FEBRUARY 1896VARIOUS
    All words which were spontaneously acquired seemed to be instances of onomatopoeia.
    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 358, NOVEMBER 11, 1882VARIOUS
    Onomatopoeia, formations of words resembling in sound that of the things denoted by them.
    THE NUTTALL ENCYCLOPAEDIAEDITED BY REV. JAMES WOOD
    Mao, the term for a "cat," is obviously an example of onomatopoeia.
    CHINA AND THE CHINESEHERBERT ALLEN GILES
    This correspondence of sound and sense is called onomatopoeia.
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    WORDS RELATED TO ONOMATOPOEIA

    • answer
    • imitation
    • mirror
    • mirror image
    • onomatopoeia
    • parallel
    • parroting
    • rebound
    • reflection
    • reiteration
    • repercussion
    • repetition
    • reply
    • reproduction
    • reverberation
    • ringing
    • rubber stamp
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