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a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them.
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BGregory about six years ago.

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"Initial definition retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metaphor"
NPicchetti (about six years ago)

Term History

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them. (from merriam-webster.com)

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Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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