Definition of Metonym. Meaning of Metonym. Synonyms of Metonym

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Metonymic
Metonymic Met`o*nym"ic, Metonymical Met`o*nym"ic*al, a. [See Metonymy.] Used by way of metonymy. -- Met`o*nym"ic*al*ly, adv.
Metonymical
Metonymic Met`o*nym"ic, Metonymical Met`o*nym"ic*al, a. [See Metonymy.] Used by way of metonymy. -- Met`o*nym"ic*al*ly, adv.
Metonymically
Metonymic Met`o*nym"ic, Metonymical Met`o*nym"ic*al, a. [See Metonymy.] Used by way of metonymy. -- Met`o*nym"ic*al*ly, adv.

Meaning of Metonym from wikipedia

- closely ****ociated with that thing or concept. The words metonymy and metonym come from the Gr**** μετωνυμία, metōnymía, "a change of name", from μετά...
- The following is a list of common metonyms. A metonym is a figure of speech used in rhetoric in which a thing or concept is not called by its own name...
- Moscow has been serving for Soviet and Russian intelligence agencies from 1917, so the term Lubyanka has become a metonym used to mean a secret police....
- upon which the game of baseball is pla****. The term can also be used as a metonym for a baseball park. Unless otherwise noted, the specifications discussed...
- executive branch under a specific president. Thus a metonym is a type of synonym, and the word metonym is a hyponym of the word synonym.[citation needed]...
- capital of the United States Federal government of the United States (metonym) Washington metropolitan area, the metropolitan area centered on Washington...
- law, the bar is the legal profession as an institution. The term is a metonym for the line (or "bar") that separates the parts of a courtroom reserved...
- in the world. Silicon Alley, centered in Manhattan, has evolved into a metonym for the sphere encomp****ing the New York City metropolitan region's high...
- Buttocks Cigarette butt Boston butt or pork butt, a shoulder cut of pork Metonym for cigarette Measurement and storage of liquids: Butt (unit), a measure...
- A caudle (or caudel) was a hot drink that recurred in various guises throughout British cuisine from the Middle Ages into Victorian times. It was thick...
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