metaphorize

verb
meta·​phor·​ize | \ -fəˌrīz, -ˌfȯˌ-\
metaphorized; metaphorizing; metaphorizes

Definition of metaphorize

transitive verb

: to express (something) metaphorically

intransitive verb

: to make metaphors

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History and Etymology for metaphorize

French métaphoriser, from métaphore metaphor + -iser -ize

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