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Metaphor (IPA: /ˈmɛtəfɔɹ/)


Metaphor (n.)

The transference of the relation between one set of objects to another set for the purpose of brief explanation; a compressed simile; e. g., the ship plows the sea.

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Figure of speech

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Spanish Translation

Metaphor in Spanish is Metáfora

Tagalog Translation

Metaphor in Tagalog is Metapora

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A pity that poets have used symbol and metaphor and no man learned anything from them for their speaking in figures" - Ezra Pound

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry." - G. K. Chesterton

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He had gone beyond the world of metaphor and simile into the place of things that are, and it was changing him." - Neil Gaiman

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Just because something is a metaphor doesn't mean it can't be real. (p. 236)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Magrat says a broomstick is one of them sexual metaphor things ." " - Discworld


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