- (context, linguistics) a figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, generally using like or as.
Etymology: First attested w:1393, 1393, from Latin simile, neuter of similis "like, similar"
- "A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle" — w:Irina Dunn, Irina Dunn, w:1970, 1970
- A is like a metaphor.
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