metaphorical\ meaning

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  • Metaphorical language — is the use of a complex system of metaphors to create a sub language within a common language which provides the basic terms (verbs, prepositions, conjunctions) to express metaphors. People who over expose themselves to environments atypical from …   Wikipedia

  • Metaphorical extension — A metaphorical extension is the extension of meaning in a new direction through popular adoption of an original metaphorical comparison.[1] Metaphorical extension is almost a universal and natural process in any language undergone by every word.… …   Wikipedia

  • Metaphorical cinema —    Film recurrently makes use of metaphorical images to reinforce narrative points or to otherwise suggest aspects that are not dealt with explicitly in literal narrative terms, sending the story into a different level of abstraction or… …   Guide to cinema

  • Metaphorical cinema —    Film recurrently makes use of metaphorical images to reinforce narrative points or to otherwise suggest aspects that are not dealt with explicitly in literal narrative terms, sending the story into a different level of abstraction or… …   Historical dictionary of Spanish cinema

  • metaphorical extension — noun a) A noun meaning the process as the language changes over time in linguistics wherein the meaning of or part of the sense of a word which was used as a portion of a popularized metaphorical phrase is transferred back to and subsequently… …   Wiktionary

  • Metaphorical code-switching — Sociolinguistics Areas of study Accent · Dialect Discourse analysis Language varieties …   Wikipedia

  • metaphorical — met|a|phor|i|cal [ˌmetəˈfɔrıkəl US ˈfo: , ˈfa: ] adj 1.) a metaphorical use of a word is not concerned with real objects or physical events, but with ideas or events of a non physical kind ▪ The word has a metaphorical as well as a literal… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • metaphorical — [[t]me̱təfɒ̱rɪk(ə)l, AM fɔ͟ːr [/t]] ADJ GRADED You use the word metaphorical to indicate that you are not using words with their ordinary meaning, but are describing something by means of an image or symbol. It turns out Levy is talking in… …   English dictionary

  • meaning — noun 1 what sth means ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, exact, precise ▪ The context makes the meaning clear. ▪ What is the exact meaning of this phrase? ▪ intended …   Collocations dictionary

  • meaning — Synonyms and related words: acceptation, aim, allegory, allusion, ambition, animus, arcane meaning, aspiration, assumption, balefulness, banefulness, bodefulness, characterization, coloration, connotation, construction, content, counsel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • metaphorical — adj. Metaphorical is used with these nouns: ↑expression, ↑meaning, ↑sense …   Collocations dictionary

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