Associations to the word «Figurative»

Wiktionary

FIGURATIVE, adjective. Metaphorical or tropical, as opposed to literal; using figures; as of the use of "cats and dogs" in the phrase "It's raining cats and dogs".
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Metaphorically so called
FIGURATIVE, adjective. With many figures of speech
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Emblematic; representative

Dictionary definition

FIGURATIVE, adjective. (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language".
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Consisting of or forming human or animal figures; "a figural design"; "the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read.

Wise words

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury