Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 521 (Metaphor)

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#521. Metaphor.-- N. figure of speech; facon de parler [French], way of speaking, colloquialism.

phrase &c. 566; figure, trope, metaphor, enallage[obs], catachresis[obs]; metonymy[Gram], synecdoche[Semant]; autonomasia|!, irony, figurativeness &c. adj.; image, imagery; metalepsis[obs], type, anagoge[obs], simile, personification, prosopopoeia[obs], allegory, apologue[obs], parable, fable; allusion, adumbration; application.

exaggeration , hyperbole &c. 549.

association, association of ideas (analogy) 514a

V. employ -metaphor &c. n.; personify, allegorize, adumbrate, shadow forth, apply, allude to.

Adj. metaphorical, figurative, catachrestical[obs], typical, tralatitious[obs], parabolic, allegorical, allusive, anagogical[obs]; ironical; colloquial; tropical.

Adv. so to speak, so to say, so to express oneself; as it were.

Phr. mutato nomine de te fabula narratur [Lat][Horace].