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Synonyms for figuratively
ˈfɪg yər ə tɪv lifig·u·ra·tive·ly

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Wiktionary

  1. figurativelyadverb

    Antonyms:
    literally

  2. figurativelyadverb

    Antonyms:
    literally

Princeton's WordNet

  1. figurativelyadverb

    in a figurative sense

    "figuratively speaking,..."

    Antonyms:
    literally

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "figuratively":

    metaphorically

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How to use figuratively in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    There is palpably renewed energy in our relationship, I mean that figuratively and literally, ... We think that by cooperating with each other we can take it out more easily, we can market it better, to the betterment of both our societies.

  2. Bill Gross:

    They buy the bonds by printing money or figuratively dropping it from helicopters – expanding their balance sheets in the process, they then remit any net interest from their trillions of dollars or yen bond purchases right back to their Treasuries. The money in essence is free of expense and free of repayment as long as the process continues uninterrupted.

  3. Tom Jones:

    The fact that Dave Chipman has resolved complaints of discrimination in some kind of settlement in a closed-door room doesn't absolve him of behaving inappropriately, it means the accuser didn’t want to spend months, if not years, literally and figuratively litigating this issue.

  4. Mercutio Southall:

    This is the ugly truth of America. It was there like literally and figuratively in black and white. We saw it. We see it daily, it shows what kind of America we live in now and what kind of America it will be with Trump at the helm.

  5. Beau Biden:

    It's a great honor to be able to sign this, this is one of those deals where what they did is literally and figuratively going to change the lives of women and children and some men out there.

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