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

- figure of speech, or one could interpret a phrase metaphorically or metonymically. For example, the phrase "lend me your ear" could be analyzed in a number...
- take either singular or plural verb forms depending on context and the metonymic shift that it implies. Morphological derivation accounts for many collective...
- National Diet, are, however, not known as the "Chrysanthemum Throne". In a metonymic sense, the "Chrysanthemum Throne" also refers rhetorically to the head...
- and circuses" (or bread and games; from Latin: panem et circenses) is a metonymic phrase referring to superficial appea****t. It is attributed to Juvenal...
- 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...
- ambiguities can arise from the intentional use of homophonic, homographic, metonymic, or figurative language. A pun differs from a malapropism in that a malapropism...
- "The pen is mightier than the sword" is a metonymic adage, created by English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839, indicating that the written word is...
- it does, he is bowled out) and to score runs where possible. Through metonymic usage, the dismissal of a batsman is known as the taking of a wicket,...
- some form of the Latin parent word "claustrum" is frequently used as a metonymic name for monastery in languages such as German. Historically, the early...
- 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...