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Words nearby metonymy
Example sentences from the Web for metonymy
Metonymy and Synecdoche are nearly related and in this poem the examples are numerous.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10|Charles Herbert Sylvester
The occasional increase of force produced by Metonymy may be similarly accounted for.The Philosophy of Style|Herbert Spencer
The general effect of metonymy is to bring before the mind a definite image, and thus to impart a graphic quality to the style.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism|F. V. N. Painter
Figurative or tropical language chiefly consists in the transfer of words to new senses, as by metaphor or metonymy.Logic|Carveth Read
Whether it be synecdoche, metaphor, or metonymy, there is still a figure.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV|J. H. Merle D'Aubign