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parable - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'parable' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Parable [ a.]
- Procurable.
2 . Parable [ n.]
- A comparison; a similitude; specifically, a short fictitious narrative of something which might really occur in life or nature, by means of which a moral is drawn; as, the parables of Christ.
3 . Parable [ v. t.]
- To represent by parable.

Meaning of 'parable' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . parable [ n]
Meaning (1):
- (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message
Example in sentence:
  • the parable of the prodigal son