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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Figurative (0.00963 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Figurative.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: figurative figurative adj 1: (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; “figurative language” [syn: nonliteral] [ant: literal] 2: consisting of or forming human or animal figures; “a figural design”; “the figurative art of the humanistic tradition”- Herbert Read [syn: figural]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Figurative Figurative \Fig"ur*a*tive\, a. [L. figurativus: cf. F. figuratif. See Figurative.] 1. Representing by a figure, or by resemblance; typical; representative. [1913 Webster] This, they will say, was figurative, and served, by God's appointment, but for a time, to shadow out the true glory of a more divine sanctity. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Used in a sense that is tropical, as a metaphor; not literal; -- applied to words and expressions. [1913 Webster] 3. Abounding in figures of speech; flowery; florid; as, a highly figurative description. [1913 Webster] 4. Relating to the representation of form or figure by drawing, carving, etc. See Figure, n., 2. [1913 Webster] They belonged to a nation dedicated to the figurative arts, and they wrote for a public familiar with painted form. --J. A. Symonds. [1913 Webster] Figurative counterpoint or Figurative descant. See under Figurate. -- Fig"ur*a*tive*ly, adv. -- Fig"ur*a*tive*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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