Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The use of a word in a figurative or extended sense; a metaphor; a trope.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The use of a word in a figurative or extended sense; ametaphor; a trope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A change in the use of a word, or the use of a word in a less proper but more significant sense.

Etymologies

Latin tralatio, translatio. See translation. (Wiktionary)

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