metaphor - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate metaphor

metaphor is hyphenated as met-a-phor

How to pronounce metaphor

metaphor is pronounced ´mɛtə´fŏːr

Number of syllables in metaphor

The number of syllables in metaphor is 3

What part of speech in metaphor?

metaphor is a noun

How common in the word metaphor?

metaphor is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does metaphor convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'metaphor'

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Common collocations before 'metaphor'

can, good, idea, just, know, like, may, new, own, perfect, seem, such, think, thought, within

Common collocations of 'metaphor'

any, better, can, did, felt, good, here, idea, just, know, like, little, living, love, may, new, old, only, own, perfect, seem, set, such, think, thought, very, way, well, within, word

Words with similar spelling to metaphor

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Common Verb Collocations of metaphor

apply, base, be, become, borrow, can, change, continue, describe, do, draw, drop, extend, find, have, may, might, say, see, seem, serf, serve, speak, stand, suggest, take, vary, will, use, 's

Common Adverb Collocations of metaphor

again, also, as, back, else, even, hence, Here, here, how, however, indeed, just, moreover, much, not, once, only, perhaps, rather, simply, so, then, therefore, thus, too, very, well, when, where

Common Conjunction Collocations of metaphor

and, but, nor, or