Antonyms of adj metonymic

1 sense of metonymic

Sense 1
metonymic, metonymical -- (using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated; "to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works")

INDIRECT (VIA figurative) -> literal -- (limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text; "a literal translation")

Similarity of adj metonymic

1 sense of metonymic

Sense 1
metonymic, metonymical -- (using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated; "to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works")
       => figurative (vs. literal), nonliteral -- ((used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language")

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