metaphor means: An implicit comparison is a figure of speech where a phrase or word that normally designates one thing, is used to denote another. “A sea of trouble” Or (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does metaphor mean?

  • A symbol is a thing that can be interpreted as one thing. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A comparison of two things that are not related; it does NOT include the words “like” and “as.” “. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Lilianna Pugh)
  • A poetic device that is used to illustrate parallel relationships between two subjects. Similar to a simile but without the “like” word. These two methods have caused many mishaps in the history of languages. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Eugenio Ramírez)
  • A series of phrases that are deliberately made difficult to understand the meanings in order to communicate a single phrase. Often used to make you sound smart, but not intelligent. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jaqueline Haney)
  • An expression of the relation between words. : could be used as a sentence to describe it. :: may also mean “is to”, and :: might mean “as”. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Krankenwagen)
  • Verb. A metaphor is a way to transform something from a concrete thing into something more poetic or vague. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Paedogenesis)
  • This is the term used by Christians to refer to contradictions or errors in the Bible. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Madelyn Long)
  • A poem that compares two things, using the words ONE thing IS ANOTHER. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Abel Schroeder)