简明英汉词典

metaphor
[5metEfE]
n.
[修辞]隐喻, 暗喻, 比喻说话

美国传统词典[双解]

metaphor
met.a.phor
AHD:[mμt“…-f?r”, -f…r]
D.J.[6met*7f%8r, -f*]
K.K.[6mWt*7f%r, -f+]
n.(名词)

(1)

Abbr. met., metaph.A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison, as in “a sea of troubles” or
缩写 met.metaph.隐喻:一种语言表达手法,通常用指某物的词或词组来指代他物,从而暗示它们之间的相似之处,如“忧愁之海” 或
“All the world's a stage”(Shakespeare)
“整个世界一台戏”(莎士比亚)

(2)

One thing conceived as representing another; a symbol:
象征:被想象成代替另一物的事物;象征:
“The high-rise garbage repository is a metaphor for both accomplishment and failure”(Richard Sever)
“堆积如山的垃圾场既是人类成就的象征,也是人类失败的象征”(理查德·塞沃)

语源

(1)

Middle English methaphor
中古英语 methaphor

(2)

from Old French metaphore
源自 古法语 metaphore

(3)

from Latin metaphora
源自 拉丁语 metaphora

(4)

from Greek [transference, metaphor]
源自 希腊语 [转移,隐喻]

(5)

from metapherein [to transfer]
源自 metapherein [转移]

(6)

meta- [meta-]
meta- [前缀,表“在中间”]

(7)

pherein [to carry] * see bher- 1
pherein [传送] *参见 bher- 1

继承用法

metaphoric
AHD:[-f?r“1k, -f?r“-] 或 meta.phori.cal (形容词)

metaphorically
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

metaphor
[5metEfE(r)]
n.
隐喻;比喻
These two metaphors are mismached.
这两个比喻放在一起很不相配。

现代英汉综合大辞典

metaphor
[5metEfE]
n.
隐喻; 暗喻(一种修辞手段); 比喻说法; 象征
In poetry the rose is often a metaphor for love.
玫瑰在诗中通常作为爱的象征。
Thus, She's an angel and He's a lion in battle are metaphors.
因此她是天使, 他是雄狮都是比喻说法。

继承用法

metaphorization
n.
隐喻化

特殊用法

broken metaphor
蹩脚的隐喻

dead metaphor
亡隐喻

expanded metaphor
扩展的隐喻

literary metaphor
文学隐喻

mixed metaphor
混杂隐喻

proportionate metaphor
对称隐喻

similarity metaphor
相似性隐喻

美国传统词典

metaphor
met.a.phor
AHD:[mμt“…-f?r”, -f…r]
D.J.[6met*7f%8r, -f*]
K.K.[6mWt*7f%r, -f+]
n.

(1)

Abbr. met., metaph.A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison, as in “a sea of troubles” or
“All the world's a stage”(Shakespeare)

(2)

One thing conceived as representing another; a symbol:
“The high-rise garbage repository is a metaphor for both accomplishment and failure”(Richard Sever)

语源

(1)

Middle English methaphor

(2)

from Old French metaphore

(3)

from Latin metaphora

(4)

from Greek [transference, metaphor]

(5)

from metapherein [to transfer]

(6)

meta- [meta-]

(7)

pherein [to carry] * see bher- 1

继承用法

metaphoric
AHD:[-f?r“1k, -f?r“-] or meta.phori.cal adj.

metaphorically
adv.

英汉化学大词典

metaphor
n.比喻

英汉计算机大词典

metaphor
n.比喻

英汉能源大词典

metaphor
n.比喻

英汉心理学大词典

metaphor
隐喻

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