Notebook, 1993-



Transfer . . . . To Bear . . . . One form, idea, activity, object, or symbol exchanged for another to suggest likeness . . . . An anology . . . . Figurative language

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Metaphor n [MF or L; MF metaphore, fr. L metaphora, fr. GK, fr. metapherein to transfer, fr. meta- + pherein to bear -more at Bear] [1533] 1: a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or anaology between them [as in drowning in money]; brodly: figurative language -compare Simile 2: an object, activity, or idea treated as a metaphor: Symbol [Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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