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metonymic

synonym (synonym of metonymic)

  • (adj.all)
    using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with metonymic)

  • using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated (adj.all)
    (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from metonymic)

  • (noun.communication)
    a word that denotes one thing but refers to a related thing (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in `they counted heads') (noun.communication)
     
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