Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Metonymy: metonymy is the replacement of a linguistic expression by another, which is allowed by a meaning relation of both expressions. The meaning of the first expression may include that of the second, or vice versa. See also metaphors, translation.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Deacon, Terrence W. Metonymy   Deacon, Terrence W.
Gärdenfors, Peter Metonymy   Gärdenfors, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-20