figurative : Definition, Usages, News and More
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a (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech
s consisting of or forming human or animal figures
the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read
The broker prided that when said that he was the real estate agent for heavenly abode he spoke both literally and figuratively.
A more interesting question is, Why have so many people responded to the tragedy with an unabashed victory dance on her figurative grave? Answering the second question requires .
Indeed, the police shot as much in the figurative as the literal dark.
News & Articles
Horst Antes' first major one-man exhibition of paintings in nearly two decades opens at Martin-Gropius-Bau Horst Antes, Rote Scheibe, 1969. 60 x 70 cm. Sammlung Großhaus, Schleswig© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2013. BERLIN .- Horst Antes is one of the most internationally significant figurative artists of recent decades. Like few other German artists he has contributed to the global artistic debate.
June 16, 2013 - Art Daily
Central York schools talk iPads, expand program York, PA - A figurative rainbow wheel loomed as Central York School District's school board processed information about its iPad pilot program.
June 15, 2013 - York Daily Record
College World Series: Beavers, Bulldogs take the big stage With a large expanse of outfield (and the wind blowing in), TD Ameritrade Park is big in a figurative and literal sense.
June 14, 2013 - The Oregonian
Mitt Romney in Detroit Free Press Asked about the reports, Romney said: "My own eyes? You know, I speak in the sense of I saw my dad become president of American Motors. I wasn't actually there when he became president of American Motors, but I saw him in the figurative sense of he...
Fernando Botero in International Herald Tribune Figurative painting has the ability to make visible what is invisible,Botero said.
Timothy Keating in AFP We want them (China) to understand there are rules of the road, both literal and figurative,Keating said, according to the South China Morning Post.