Simile vs Hypocatastasis - What's the difference?

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Simile is a see also of hypocatastasis.


As nouns the difference between simile and hypocatastasis

is that simile is (l) (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.

simile

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, in the case of English generally using like'' or ''as .
  • A simile is like a metaphor.
  • * 1925 , Fruit of the Flower , by
  • My father is a quiet man -- With sober, steady ways; -- For simile , a folded fan; -- His nights are like his days.

    Hypernyms

    * figure of speech

    See also

    * (wikipedia) * metaphor * * - an appendix containing many similes

    Anagrams

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    hypocatastasis

    English

    Noun

    (hypocatastases)
  • (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.
  • See also

    * analogy * idiom * metaphor * metonymy * simile