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Methods > Figures of speech > Synecdoche
PREFERRED TERM
2555Synecdoche  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Α figure of speech in which a term for a part of something refers to the whole of something. A classic example of synecdoche is the use of the term hands to mean “workers”.
SOURCE
  • Holton, Mackridge, & Φιλιππάκη-Warburton 2002
  • Μπίλλα 2010
  • Χατζησαββίδης και Χατζησαββίδου (2013)
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Kalafata Patritsia (AA)
URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2555
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