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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -metaphorically-, *metaphorically*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
metaphorically    [ADV] อย่างเปรียบเทียบ

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
metaphoricallyIn present day Japan, "alchemy" is only used metaphorically; to refer to improper means of making money by politicians or religious hucksters with no morals or shame.

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
metaphorically    (a) (m e2 t @ f o1 r i k l ii)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
飲む(P);呑む;飮む(oK);服む(iK)[のむ, nomu] (v5m,vt) (1) (呑む is often used metaphorically; 服む is often used for medicine) to drink; to gulp; to swallow; (2) (also written 喫む) to smoke (tobacco); (3) to engulf; to overwhelm; (4) to keep down; to suppress; (5) to accept (e.g. demand, condition); (6) to make light of; to conceal; (P) [Add to Longdo]
行雲流水[こううんりゅうすい, kouunryuusui] (n) (metaphorically) floating with the tide [Add to Longdo]
糸瓜;糸爪(iK);天糸瓜[へちま(gikun), hechima (gikun)] (n) (1) sponge gourd; dishcloth gourd; loofah; (2) sponge cucumber; (3) (metaphorically, generally in negative sentences) something useless [Add to Longdo]
耳に胼胝ができる;耳にたこができる[みみにたこができる, miminitakogadekiru] (exp,v1) to be told or made to hear something so often that you (metaphorically) get calluses on your ears [Add to Longdo]
食い付く;食いつく;食らい付く;食付く[くいつく(食い付く;食いつく;食付く);くらいつく(食らい付く), kuitsuku ( kui tsuku ; kui tsuku ; shoku tsuku ); kuraitsuku ( kura i tsuku )] (v5k,vi) (1) to bite at; to snap at; to nibble; (2) to get one's teeth into (metaphorically); to get to grips with; to really get into [Add to Longdo]
振るう;揮う;振う(io)[ふるう, furuu] (v5u,vt) (1) (See 槍を振るう,奮う) to swing; to wield (physically); to exert; (2) (See 威を振るう) to exercise; to wield (metaphorically); (3) to flourish; to prosper; to thrive [Add to Longdo]
百日鬘[ひゃくにちかずら;ひゃくにちかつら, hyakunichikazura ; hyakunichikatsura] (n) long-haired wig used in kabuki (used metaphorically to refer to a thick growth) [Add to Longdo]
門戸を開く[もんこをひらく, monkowohiraku] (exp,v5k) to (metaphorically) open the door (to) [Add to Longdo]
例えに言う;たとえに言う[たとえにいう, tatoeniiu] (exp,v5u) to speak metaphorically [Add to Longdo]
勁草[けいそう, keisou] (n) wind-resistant blade of grass; resistant idea (metaphorically) [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Metaphoric \Met`a*phor"ic\, Metaphorical \Met`a*phor"ic*al\, a.
     [Gr. ?: cf. F. m['e]taphorique.]
     Of or pertaining to metaphor; comprising a metaphor; not
     literal; figurative; tropical; as, a metaphorical expression;
     a metaphorical sense. -- {Met`a*phor"ic*al*ly}, adv. --
     {Met`a*phor"ic*al*ness}, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: in a metaphorical manner; "she expressed herself

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