The principal varieties of the trope are the metonymy and the metaphor.
Whether it be synecdoche, metaphor, or metonymy, there is still a figure.
The occasional increase of force produced by metonymy may be similarly accounted for.
The metonymy is founded on the relation of one thing to another.
(Here Brahma the great means by figure of metonymy, the Brahmnda or vastness of his creation).
In both cases the term so approximates to the meaning of Earth, doubtless by metonymy, as to be indistinguishable from it.
metonymy is the substitution of the name of one thing for that of another to which the former bears a known and close relation.
By metonymy from this supreme and metropolitan quarter of Greece, it means the whole country.
Often by a metonymy of speech the name of a part is given to the whole.
metonymy consists in naming an object by one of its attributes or accompaniments.
1560s, from French métonymie (16c.) and directly from Late Latin metonymia, from Greek metonymia, literally "a change of name," related to metonomazein "to call by a new name; to take a new name," from meta- "change" (see meta-) + onyma, dialectal form of onoma "name" (see name (n.)). Figure in which the name of one thing is used in place of another that is suggested by or associated with it (e.g. the Kremlin for "the Russian government"). Related: Metonymic; metonymical.
metonymy me·ton·y·my (mə-tŏn'ə-mē)
In schizophrenia, a language disturbance in which an inappropriate but related word is used in place of the correct one.