Sentence Examples with the word metaphorically

Meanwhile the name of El Dorado came to be used metaphorically of any place where wealth could be rapidly acquired.

The word is used literally in biology; and metaphorically in prosody or grammar for a verse or sentence with a beginning wanting.

He uses the term Hades twice metaphorically (Matt.

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He teaches (whether suggestively, metaphorically or deliberately), pre-existence' as well as survival; perhaps he is moved to this by non-Greek influences.

The foolishness and obstinacy of the ass has caused the name to be transferred metaphorically to human beings; and the fifth proposition of Book i.