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METAPHOR

'METAPHOR' is a 8 letter word starting with M and ending with R

Crossword clues for 'METAPHOR'

ClueAnswer

"Life's a beach" is one (8)METAPHOR
Symbolic figure of speech (8)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for METAPHOR

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word metaphor will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

SUB

4 letter words

COPY - FAKE - SIGN

5 letter words

AGENT - APING - DUMMY - EQUAL - GHOST - IDIOM - IMAGE - IRONY - PHONY - PROXY - SPARE - TOKEN - TROPE - VICAR

6 letter words

APORIA - BACKUP - CHANGE - DEPUTY - DOUBLE - ERSATZ - FILL-IN - PARITY - RELIEF - RINGER - SIMILE - SPARES - SPEECH - SYMBOL - ZEUGMA

7 letter words

ANALOGY - COMPARE - COPYING - IMAGERY - LITOTES - MEIOSIS - SARCASM - STAND IN - STAND-IN

8 letter words

ALLEGORY - ALLIANCE - ALLUSION - ANALOGUE - ANAPHORA - APPROACH - CHIASMUS - CONTRAST - EMPHASIS - EXCHANGE - IDENTITY - LIKENESS - LIKENING - MATCHING - METAPHOR - METONYMY - NEARNESS - OPPOSING - OXYMORON - PLEONASM - RELATION - RESERVES - SAMENESS - SYMPLOCE - WEIGHING

9 letter words

AGREEMENT - ALIKENESS - ALTERNATE - APOPHASIS - BALANCING - CLOSENESS - COMMUNITY - COMPARING - HYPALLAGE - HYPERBOLE - IMITATION - INVERSION - MAKESHIFT - MIMICKING - PERSONNEL - PROLEPSIS - PROTOTYPE - REFERENCE - SECONDARY - SEMBLANCE - SURROGATE - SYLLEPSIS - SYMBOLISM

10 letter words

ACCORDANCE - ANASTROPHE - ANTITHESIS - APOSTROPHE - CHANGELING - COMPARISON - CONFORMITY - CONVERSION - ECPHONESIS - EQUIVALENT - GEMINATION - HYPERBATON - OPPOSITION - PAREGMENON - PROPORTION - REGRESSION - REPETITION - SIMILARITY - SIMILITUDE - SIMULATION - SPOONERISM - SUBSTITUTE - SUPERSEDER - SUPPLANTER - SYNECDOCHE - UNDERSTUDY - VICE-REGENT

11 letter words

ALTERNATIVE - ANACOLUTHON - ANADIPLOSIS - ANTIPHRASIS - ANTONOMASIA - APOSIOPESIS - CATACHRESIS - CORRELATION - COUNTERFEIT - DISTINCTION - EXCLAMATION - GHOSTWRITER - LOCUM TENENS - MALAPROPISM - PARALLELISM - PARENTHESIS - PERIPHRASIS - PINCH HITTER - PRETERITION - REPLACEMENT - RESEMBLANCE - SUBSTITUENT - SUCCEDANEUM - THIRD STRING

12 letter words

ALLITERATION - ASSIMILATION - CONFRONTMENT - ONOMATOPOEIA - SECOND STRING - SUBSTITUTION

13 letter words

APPROXIMATION - COMPARABILITY - CONFRONTATION - NEXT BEST THING - UTILITY PLAYER - VICE-PRESIDENT

14 letter words

CIRCUMLOCUTION - CORRESPONDENCE - FIGURE OF SPEECH - REPRESENTATIVE

15 letter words

CONTRASTIVENESS - DISTINCTIVENESS - PERSONIFICATION

17 letter words

COMPARATIVE DEGREE - COMPARATIVE METHOD - TROPE OF COMPARISON

18 letter words

COMPARATIVE ANATOMY - COMPARATIVE GRAMMAR

19 letter words

COMPARATIVE JUDGMENT

21 letter words

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

22 letter words

COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS

Definition of metaphor

  • 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


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