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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. figurative: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  2. figurative: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. figurative: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. figurative: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Figurative, figurative: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. figurative: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. figurative: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. figurative: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. figurative: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  10. figurative: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. figurative: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. figurative: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. figurative: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. figurative: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  15. Figurative: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Figurative: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. figurative: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. figurative: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. figurative: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. figurative: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. figurative: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. figurative: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. figurative: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. figurative: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. figurative: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. figurative: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  27. figurative: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. figurative: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. figurative: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. figurative: Encyclopedia [home, info]

(Note: See figurativeness for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (figurative)

adjective:  (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech ("Figurative language")
adjective:  consisting of or forming human or animal figures ("The figurative art of the humanistic tradition- Herbert Read")

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Phrases that include figurative:   figurative art, american figurative expressionism, figurative analogy, figurative artist, figurative system of human knowledge, more...

Words similar to figurative:   figural, figuratively, figurativeness, nonliteral, more...

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