Sentence Examples

  • He teaches (whether suggestively, metaphorically or deliberately), pre-existence' as well as survival; perhaps he is moved to this by non-Greek influences.
  • If it is permissible to speak of the relations of living forms to one another metaphorically, the similitude chosen must undoubtedly be that of a common root, whence two main trunks, one representing the vegetable and one the animal world, spring; and, each dividing into a few main branches, these subdivide into multitudes of branchlets and these into smaller groups of twigs.
  • ACEPHALOUS, headless, whether literally or metaphorically, leaderless.
  • The word is used literally in biology; and metaphorically in prosody or grammar for a verse or sentence with a beginning wanting.
  • Meanwhile the name of El Dorado came to be used metaphorically of any place where wealth could be rapidly acquired.

How would you define metaphorically? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus