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figurative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of figurative

  1. expressing one thing in terms normally used for another the figurative use of “allergy” to mean “a feeling of dislike” Synonyms extended, figural, metaphoric (or metaphorical), tropical, tropological Related Words Aesopian (also Aesopic), allegorical, emblematic (also emblematical), symbolic (also symbolical); catachrestic (or catachrestical), sylleptic; euphemistic; nonliteral, veritable Near Antonyms literal; nonsymbolic Antonyms nonfigurative, nonmetaphorical



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