Meaning of Allegory



English: Allegory
Bangla: রূপক, অর্থালংকার, রূপকধর্মী রচনা, রূপককাহিনী, প্রতিবস্তূপমা
Hindi: रूपक, दृष्टांत, अन्योक्ति, द्दष्टान्तकथा, व्यंजना
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
Synonym: Fable , Fiction , Illustration , Metaphor , Parable , Simile
Antonym: Chronicle , Fact , History , Narrative , Record


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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another.

Definition: 2

a symbolical narrative: the allegory of Piers Plowman.

Definition: 3

emblem (def 3).

Definition: 4

a poem, play, picture, etc, in which the apparent meaning of the characters and events is used to symbolize a deeper moral or spiritual meaning

Definition: 5

the technique or genre that this represents