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See definition of trope on Dictionary.com
  • as infigure of speech
  • as inimage
  • as inmetaphor

synonyms for trope

  • figure
  • idea
  • impression
  • notion
  • perception
  • thought
  • vision
  • apprehension
  • conceit
  • conception
  • construct
  • intellection
  • phantasm
  • mental picture
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How to use trope in a sentence

For San Diego to move in an exciting new direction, we need bold leadership to stand up and call out fear-mongering instead of giving in to tired tropes about the people “coming for your neighborhood.”
OPPONENTS OF MEASURE E (AND MORE HOUSING) WANT YOU TO BE VERY, VERY AFRAIDMARISSA TUCKER-BORQUEZOCTOBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The trope is so common among actual travelers that the double-decker creation accounts for a significant proportion of hotels’ room service sales.
LONG LIVE THE ROOM-SERVICE CLUB SANDWICHRAFAEL TONONOCTOBER 9, 2020EATER
By using straightforward language accented with in-person dialogue, Johnson is demonstrating that no restaurant “has” to lean on tired tropes to express flavor.
WHY DO FAST-CASUAL RESTAURANTS GET A PASS ON APPROPRIATION?JENNY DORSEYOCTOBER 5, 2020EATER
I grew up in the late 1980s and 90s, when the trope of the diabolical home invader was in full force.
‘ALL ABOUT EVE’ AT 70TOM JOUDREYSEPTEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
As Lili Loofbourow wrote for the Week in 2017, part of the reason Selin has problems with cultural tropes — with the semiotics of cosmopolitan American college students — is that she’s bicultural.
THE TRUE LOVE STORY IN ELIF BATUMAN’S THE IDIOT IS A LOVE AFFAIR WITH LANGUAGECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
It's a hard word, but I've sure-ly heard her say he-li-o-trope sach-et.
PAGES FOR LAUGHING EYESUNKNOWN
Thus the rhetorical trope which is called surprise, is similar to that of music termed the declining of a cadence.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
Thus, in trying to account for her to himself, did the honest Lackaday flounder from trope to metaphor.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Allegoria, the seconde parte of Trope is an inuersion of wordes, where it is one in wordes, and another in sentence or meanynge.
A TREATISE OF SCHEMES AND TROPESRICHARD SHERRY
Though we could well have spared that Kembleian dying trope, his rising up and falling again.
THE MIRROR OF TASTE, AND DRAMATIC CENSORSAMUEL JAMES ARNOLD
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