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met·a·phor
[met-uh-fawr, -fer]
NOUN
1.
a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God.”
2.
something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else; emblem; symbol.
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Metaphor - Wikipedia

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Define metaphor: a word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to another thing in order to show or suggest that they … — metaphor in a sentence.

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Metaphor definition, a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance,  ...

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A metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two people, things, animals, or places. They can be very helpful for kids who are ...

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Good writers know their way around a metaphor, where you make an analogy between two things to show how one resembles the other in some way. When a ...

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Definition and a list of examples of metaphor. A metaphor asserts a correlation or resemblance between two things that are otherwise unrelated.