1. [syn: synecdochic, synecdochical]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Synecdochical \Syn`ec*doch"ic*al\, a.
Expressed by synecdoche; implying a synecdoche.
Isis is used for Themesis by a synecdochical kind of
speech, or by a poetical liberty, in using one for
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: using the name of a part for that of the whole or the
whole for the part; or the special for the general or the
general for the special; or the material for the thing
made of it; "to use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for
`ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a
synecdochic figure of speech" [syn: synecdochic,