metaphor

metaphor / மேடபோர்   

உருவகம்

Definition And Meaning Of metaphor

Noun (பெயர்ச்சொல்)

A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable

- No longer will one or two tropes or metaphors serve to characterize the poetic work done by women.

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

Synonyms of metaphor (ஒத்த சொற்கள்)

comparison analogy image allegory simile imagery symbol allusion irony figure

Antonyms (எதிர்ச்சொற்கள்)

original fact certainty literalness literality arguing contrast correction difference dissimilarity

Example Sentences Of metaphor In English-Tamil

1) Bread and Flesh therefore are the same metaphor.

2) He uses the metaphor of fire to represent hatred.

3) This metaphor is sprinkled throughout the novel.

4) The song used sunshine as a metaphor for joy.

5) Metaphor and symbol are not always wrong, though.

6) The author uses disease as a metaphor for the corruption in society.

7) The metaphor seemed to mix all the more as he considered it.

8) He realized in its fullest sense the old metaphor of dead drunk.

9) He is a recurring metaphor for the colour and movement of Australians at play.

10) I prefer to think that stiff-neckedness is a metaphor for being stubbornly set in one's ways.

11) In the story, this inability to finish a picture is a metaphor for being reluctant to commit to a relationship.

12) Kids take metaphors literally, which mean that a frog in your throat will be slimy, living and likely to hop out onto the kitchen floor.

13) A frequent metaphor for one aspect of chaos theory is called the Butterfly Effect - butterflies flapping their wings in the Amazon affect the weather in Chicago.

14) Our use of this metaphor is not intended to imply that heroin use is a physical disease with viral or organic origins.

15) Times are changed and we must, to use the homely metaphor, cut our coat according to our cloth.

metaphor: Shabdshiksha English To Tamil Dictionary

metaphor meaning in Tamil (தமிழ் அர்த்தம்) is உருவகம். English definition of metaphor: A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable

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