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

- A simile (/ˈsɪməli/) is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Although similes and metaphors are similar, similes explicitly use connecting...
- instance, contains many such similes comparing fighting warriors to lions attacking wild boars or other prey. These similes serve to take the reader away...
- A simile is a figure of speech making an explicit comparison. Simile or Similes may also refer to: SIMILE (Semantic Interoperability of Metadata and Information...
- Similes is the fifth album from Portland, Oregon ambient musician Matthew Cooper, under the name Eluvium. The album features Cooper's first vocal performances...
- 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...
- Squatters, a non-profit group based in London, UK ****, (slang) used in similes to express something bad or unpleasant; a pejorative when applied to people...
- A facsimile (from Latin fac simile (to 'make alike'), a spelling that remained in currency until the late 19th century) is a copy or reproduction of an...
- 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...
- Win32/Simile (also known as Etap and MetaPHOR) is a metamorphic computer virus written in ****embly language for Microsoft Windows. The virus was released...