grammar : a phrase that uses the words like or as to describe someone or something by comparing it with someone or something else that is similar. Source: ...
First attested 1393, from Latin
An explicit comparison, often (but not necessarily) employing "like" or "as." Examples. My love is like a red, red rose —Robert Burns. Her hair was like gravy, ...
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A figure of speech in which two essentially unlike things are compared, often in a phrase introduced by like or as, as in "How like the winter hath my absence ...
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