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Meaning of SYNECDOCHIC

Pronunciation:  `sinik'dâkik

 
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 Definition: 
[adj]  using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it; "to use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for `ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a synecdochic figure of speech"
 

SYNECDOCHIC is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: figurative, nonliteral, synecdochical
 

 

 

 

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