simile

  • 1 SIMILE — is a research project focused on developing tools to increase the interoperability of disparate digital collections. As digital library collections proliferate and their contents expand, they come under increasing pressure to provide for… …

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  • 2 simile — adv. (muz.; indică modul de execuţie) Cu aceeaşi intensitate, cu aceeaşi nuanţă ca mai înainte. [pr.: sí ] – cuv. it. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 24.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  simile (muz.) adv. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa …

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  • 3 simile — late 14c., from L. simile a like thing, neuter of similis like (see SIMILAR (Cf. similar)). A simile, to be perfect, must both illustrate and ennoble the subject. [Johnson] …

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  • 4 Simile — Sim i*le, n.; pl. {Similes}. [L., from similis. See {Similar}.] (Rhet.) A word or phrase by which anything is likened, in one or more of its aspects, to something else; a similitude; a poetical or imaginative comparison. [1913 Webster] A good… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 simile — / simile/ [dal lat. simĭlis, der. della radice sem uno ]. ■ agg. 1. [dello stesso tipo: due persone s. tra loro ] ▶◀ affine, analogo, conforme, similare, somigliante. ◀▶ differente, difforme, dissimile, diverso. 2. [di tale specie, in senso… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 6 simile — is a figure of speech consisting of a direct comparison using a construction with as…as…, or with the first as omitted: • Soft as rain slipping through rushes, the cattle came Edmund Blunden. Some similes belong to a stock type, e.g. (as) drunk… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 Simĭle — (lat.), etwas Ähnliches; Gleichnis …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 simile — index example Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 simile —    sìmile    (s.m.) È il locus a simili, che costituisce ad esempio il modello di paragone per la metafora (mentre quello per l ironia è il locus a contrario). adiunctum, locus a simili …

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  • 10 símile — s. m. 1. Comparação que se faz entre duas coisas que se assemelham. 2. Semelhança, analogia. 3. Exemplo que se propõe. 4. Parábola. • adj. 2 g. 5. Semelhante …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 11 simile — sìmile pril. DEFINICIJA glazb. oznaka da se određeni odlomak kompozicije izvodi na isti način kao i prethodni ETIMOLOGIJA lat.: usporedba, slika, sličnost, poredba ← similis: sličan …

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  • 12 simile — *analogy, metaphor …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 simile — ► NOUN ▪ a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind (e.g. as solid as a rock). ORIGIN Latin, from similis like …

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  • 14 simile — [sim′ə lē΄] n. [ME < L, a likeness < neut. of similis, SIMILAR] a figure of speech in which one thing is likened to another, dissimilar thing by the use of like, as, etc. (Ex.: a heart as big as a whale, her tears flowed like wine):… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 simile — sì·mi·le agg., agg.dimostr., s.m. e f., s.m., avv. FO 1a. agg., di qcn., che presenta caratteristiche fisiche o caratteriali analoghe a qualcun altro: in questo è simile a suo padre Sinonimi: 1affine, analogo, conforme, rassomigliante,… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 16 Simile — A simile is a technique that uses words such as like or as to compare two ideas. Even though similes and metaphors are both forms of comparison, similes allow the two ideas to remain distinct in spite of their similarities, whereas metaphors seek …

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  • 17 simile — /sim euh lee/, n. 1. a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in she is like a rose. Cf. metaphor. 2. an instance of such a figure of speech or a use of words exemplifying it. [1350 1400; ME < L: image, likeness,… …

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  • 18 Simile — El término latino simile designa una de las probationes argumentativas o pruebas retóricas que se utilizan para fundamentar las tesis en una argumentación. Dentro de ellas, lo simile pertenece a las llamadas «pruebas intratécnicas», esto es,… …

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  • 19 simile — si|mi|le 〈[ le:] Adv.; Mus.〉 ebenso, in gleicher Weise [ital.] * * * si|mi|le <Adv.> [ital. simile < lat. similis = ähnlich] (Musik): auf ähnliche Weise weiter; ebenso. * * * simile   [italienisch »ähnlich«], in der Notenschrift bei… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 simile — {{hw}}{{simile}}{{/hw}}A agg.  (superl. similissimo , o lett. simillimo ) 1 Che ha alcune caratteristiche significative in comune con altra, o altre, persone o cose: avere gusti simili; persone di simile condizione; quell albero è simile a una… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano