Definition of Similes. Meaning of Similes. Synonyms of Similes

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Definition of Similes

Similes
Simile Simi"*le, n.; pl. Similes. [L., from similis. See Similar.] (Rhet.) A word or phrase by which anything is likened, in one or more of its aspects, to something else; a similitude; a poetical or imaginative comparison. A good swift simile, but something currish. --Shak.
Simile
Simile Simi"*le, n.; pl. Similes. [L., from similis. See Similar.] (Rhet.) A word or phrase by which anything is likened, in one or more of its aspects, to something else; a similitude; a poetical or imaginative comparison. A good swift simile, but something currish. --Shak.

Meaning of Similes from wikipedia

- necessary. While similes are mainly used in forms of poetry that compare the inanimate and the living, there are also terms in which similes and personifications...
- A simile is a figure of speech making an explicit comparison. Simile or Similes may also refer to: A term in music, Similes (album), by Matthew Cooper...
- instance, contains many such similes comparing fighting warriors to lions attacking wild boars or other prey. These similes serve to take the reader away...
- SIMILE (Semantic Interoperability of Metadata and Information in unLike Environments) was a joint research project run by the World Wide Web Consortium...
- June 19, 2006) was a Tamil poet, known for his similes. He was called "Uvamai Kavignar" ("poet of similes"). Suratha was born in Thanjavur as T. Rajagopal...
- may also use simile, as in "deaf as an ****". In German, 92% of animal epithets are metaphors, 8% similes, whereas in English, 53% are similes, 47% metaphors...
- A facsimile (from Latin fac simile (to 'make alike')) is a copy or reproduction of an old book, m****cript, map, art print, or other item of historical...
- in 1970, critic George Melly described him as "the master of the ****ual simile, treating his guitar as both phallus and girl". In his Presley obituary...
- interpretation of the allegory, noting that “Heidegger…is off base in using the cave simile to interpret and “criticize” Plato’s theory of ideas”. The following is...
- that essay, Orwell provides six rules for writers: Never use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. Never use...
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