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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: metaphor(0.00966 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to metaphor.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n : 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
English → English (gcide)
metaphor \met"a*phor`\ (m[e^]t"[.a]*f[^o]r` or
m[e^]t"[.a]*f[~e]r), n. [F. m['e]taphore, L. metaphora, fr.
Gr. metafora`, fr. metafe`rein to carry over, transfer; meta`
beyond, over + fe`rein to bring, bear.] (Rhet.)
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. --Abbott &
Seeley. “All the world's a stage.” --Shak.
Note: The statement, “that man is a fox,” is a metaphor;
but “that man is like a fox,” is a simile,
similitude, or comparison.