◄ Figurative ►

1. (a.) Representing by a figure, or by resemblance; typical; representative.

2. (a.) Used in a sense that is tropical, as a metaphor; not literal; -- applied to words and expressions.

3. (a.) Abounding in figures of speech; flowery; florid; as, a highly figurative description.

4. (a.) Relating to the representation of form or figure by drawing, carving, etc. See Figure, n., 2.

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