\sˈɪmɪlˌɪ], \sˈɪmɪlˌɪ], \s_ˈɪ_m_ɪ_l_ˌɪ]\
Definitions of SIMILE
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A figure of speech in which two different things having some accidental likeness are compared by the use of such words, as like, so, etc.; as, the girl is like a flower.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Something similar: similitude: (rhet.) a comparison to illustrate anything.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A similitude; a comparison which asserts the resemblance of one thing to another.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A common figure of speech, in which two things which have some strong point or points of resemblance are compared.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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