Associations to the word «Figurative»
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
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.
Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.