Definition of Metonymic. Meaning of Metonymic. Synonyms of Metonymic

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Definition of Metonymic

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.

Meaning of Metonymic from wikipedia

- polysemies, a large cl**** of mappings may be considered to be a case of metonymic transfer (e.g., "chicken" for the bird, as well as its meat; "crown" for...
- take either singular or plural verb forms depending on context and the metonymic shift that it implies. Morphological derivation accounts for many collective...
- Kraton or Keraton (Javanese: ꦏꦿꦠꦺꦴꦤ꧀ or ꦏꦼꦫꦠꦺꦴꦤ꧀) is a type of royal palace in Indonesia. Its name is derived from the Javanese ka-ratu-an, meaning residence...
- a con****uous tree. A few plant surnames such as Pease and Onions are metonymic, for sellers of peas and onions respectively. Finally, plant surnames...
- National Diet, are, however, not known as the "Chrysanthemum Throne". In a metonymic sense, the "Chrysanthemum Throne" also refers rhetorically to the head...
- writers to use Asia as a name of the whole continent was Pliny. This metonymical change in meaning is common and can be observed in some other geographical...
- fibers Denier, also Denyer, a French and English surname (probably a metonymic occupational name for a moneyer or minter, hence also a (rare) given name...
- The word comes from the French word foulard, with the same proper and metonymic meanings. In modern French, foulard is the usual word[citation needed]...
- "The pen is mightier than the sword" is a metonymic adage, penned by English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839, indicating that communication (particularly...
- and circuses" (or bread and games; from Latin: panem et circenses) is a metonymic phrase critiquing superficial appea****t. It is attributed to Juvenal...
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