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Categories: Articles with short description, Metaphor, Metaphors, Rhetorical techniques, Tropes by type
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metaphor  Metafore  Metaphore  Metaphoric  Metaphorical
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A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity WordNet 3.0
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A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. Wikipedia
An analogy between two objects or ideas, conveyed by using a word instead of another word Wikipedia Disambiguation
Figure of speech Wikidata
A figure of speech in which an expression is used which refers to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a likeness or comparison. OmegaWiki