METAPHOR

otherwise known commonly as a figure of speech where a phrase or word is adapted to an object, person or action that it does not actually directly denote, such as- journey of life.

METAPHOR: "A metaphor is a linguistic device which transforms an object into an adapted phrase which connotes the original object."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "METAPHOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metaphor/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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