Simile is a see also of hypocatastasis.
As nouns the difference between simile and hypocatastasis
is that simile
) (figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another
) while hypocatastasis
is (uncountable|figure of speech) the implication or declaration of a comparison that does not directly invoke both objects of the comparison.
A figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, in the case of English generally using like'' or ''as .
* 1925 , Fruit of the Flower , by
- A simile is like a metaphor.
- My father is a quiet man -- With sober, steady ways; -- For simile , a folded fan; -- His nights are like his days.
* figure of speech
* - an appendix containing many similes
(uncountable, figure of speech) The implication or declaration of a comparison that does not directly invoke both objects of the comparison.
(countable, rhetoric) The word or phrase used in this way. An implied comparison.