Synonyms for allegory

Synonyms for (noun) allegory

Synonyms: allegory

Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor

Similar words: expressive style, style

Definition: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

Usage: all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

Synonyms: apologue, allegory, parable, fable

Definition: a short moral story (often with animal characters)

Similar words: story

Definition: a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events

Usage: he writes stories for the magazines

Synonyms: emblem, allegory

Definition: a visible symbol representing an abstract idea

Similar words: symbol, symbolic representation, symbolisation, symbolization

Definition: something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible

Usage: the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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