What does antimetabole mean?

antimetabole meaning in General Dictionary

A figure when the same terms or some ideas are repeated in transposed order

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  • A figure in which the same words or ideas tend to be duplicated in transposed order.

antimetabole meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, from Greek antimetabole, from anti- "opposite" (see anti-) + metabole "turning about" (see metabolic process).


antimetabole - German to English

antimetabole


antimetabole meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A figure where exact same terms or tips are duplicated in transposed purchase.