Definition of Parable. Meaning of Parable. Synonyms of Parable
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Definition of Parable
Parable Parable Par"a*ble, a. [L. parabilis, fr. parare to provide.]
Procurable. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Parable Parable Par"a*ble, n. [F. parabole, L. parabola, fr. Gr. ? a
placing beside or together, a comparing, comparison, a
parable, fr. ? to throw beside, compare; ? beside + ? to
throw; cf. Skr. gal to drop. Cf. Emblem, Gland,
Palaver, Parabola, Parley, Parabole, Symbol.]
A comparison; a similitude; specifically, a short fictitious
narrative of something which might really occur in life or
nature, by means of which a moral is drawn; as, the parables
of Christ. --Chaucer.
Declare unto us the parable of the tares. --Matt. xiii.
Syn: See Allegory, and Note under Apologue.
Parable Parable Par"a*ble, v. t.
To represent by parable. [R.]
Which by the ancient sages was thus parabled. --Milton.