Ways in which meaning shift

CharlotteLedward
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Mind Map on Ways in which meaning shift, created by CharlotteLedward on 10/04/2013.

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Ways in which meaning shift
1 Analogy
1.1 Using an old word in a new or similar situation
1.2 Dashboard
2 Metaphor
2.1 Noticing likenesses with existing objects
2.2 Enter text here
3 Amelioration
3.1 Words improve in their meaning
3.2 Lady
4 Degeneration
4.1 Words deteriorate in their meaning
4.2 Mistress
5 Hyperbole
5.1 Words become weaker in meaning because we tend to exaggerate
5.2 Thunderstruck
6 Broadening
6.1 A word requiring an extra layer of meaning
6.2 Green
7 Narrowing
7.1 One specialised use or meaning becomes dominant
7.2 Undertaker
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