Pronunciation of Metonymy  

English Meaning

A trope in which one word is put for another that suggests it; as, we say, a man keeps a good table instead of good provisions; we read Virgil, that is, his poems; a man has a warm heart, that is, warm affections.

  1. A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated, as in the use of Washington for the United States government or of the sword for military power.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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