Definition of Synecdoches

1. Noun. (plural of synecdoche) ¹



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Definition of Synecdoches

1. synecdoche [n] - See also: synecdoche

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Synecdoches

syndics
synding
syndings
syndiotactic
syndoche
syndoches
syndromal
syndrome
syndromes
syndromic
synds
syne
synecdochal
synecdoche
synecdoches (current term)
synecdochic
synecdochical
synecdochically
synecdochy
synechdoche
synechia
synechiae
synechias
synecism
synecisms
synecological
synecologically
synecologies
synecologist

Literary usage of Synecdoches

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Moral Science by James Beattie (1807)
"Now there are several sorts of wholes, and consequently of parts ; and hence a variety of synecdoches. A whole genus is made up of its several species ..."

2. A Manual of English Prose Literature by William Minto (1872)
"There are writers, such as De Quincey, who use comparatively few formal similitudes, and yet use metaphors, personification, synecdoches, or metonymy, ..."

3. A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed by William Minto (1881)
"... the use of a single word, without the formal sign of comparison; but it is often loosely used as a common designation for synecdoches and metonymies as ..."

4. A Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with by Brainerd Kellogg (1891)
"Tell which branch of the figure these synecdoches illustrate, recast these ... Bring in as many synecdoches, and illustrate both branches of the figure. ..."

5. Rhetoric: A Text-book, Designed for Use in Schools and Colleges, and for by Erastus Otis Haven (1869)
"Tropes are divided into two classes—synecdoches and Metonymies. 4. synecdoches.—A Synecdoche is a trope in which a word is used to express a thing that ..."

6. Rhetoric by Erastus Otis Haven (1872)
"Tropes are divided into two classes—synecdoches and Metonymies. 4. synecdoches.—A Synecdoche is a trope in which a word is used to express something that ..."

7. Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical by James Robert Boyd (1862)
"A. There are several sorts of wholes, and, consequently, of parts; and hence a variety of synecdoches. A whole genus is made -up of its several species—a ..."

8. A Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with by Brainerd Kellogg (1880)
"Tell which branch of the figure these synecdoches illustrate, recast these ... Bring in as many synecdoches, and illustrate both branches of the figure. ..."

9. Elements of Moral Science by James Beattie (1807)
"Now there are several sorts of wholes, and consequently of parts ; and hence a variety of synecdoches. A whole genus is made up of its several species ..."

10. A Manual of English Prose Literature by William Minto (1872)
"There are writers, such as De Quincey, who use comparatively few formal similitudes, and yet use metaphors, personification, synecdoches, or metonymy, ..."

11. A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed by William Minto (1881)
"... the use of a single word, without the formal sign of comparison; but it is often loosely used as a common designation for synecdoches and metonymies as ..."

12. A Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with by Brainerd Kellogg (1891)
"Tell which branch of the figure these synecdoches illustrate, recast these ... Bring in as many synecdoches, and illustrate both branches of the figure. ..."

13. Rhetoric: A Text-book, Designed for Use in Schools and Colleges, and for by Erastus Otis Haven (1869)
"Tropes are divided into two classes—synecdoches and Metonymies. 4. synecdoches.—A Synecdoche is a trope in which a word is used to express a thing that ..."

14. Rhetoric by Erastus Otis Haven (1872)
"Tropes are divided into two classes—synecdoches and Metonymies. 4. synecdoches.—A Synecdoche is a trope in which a word is used to express something that ..."

15. Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical by James Robert Boyd (1862)
"A. There are several sorts of wholes, and, consequently, of parts; and hence a variety of synecdoches. A whole genus is made -up of its several species—a ..."

16. A Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with by Brainerd Kellogg (1880)
"Tell which branch of the figure these synecdoches illustrate, recast these ... Bring in as many synecdoches, and illustrate both branches of the figure. ..."

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