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In this paper, I have investigated logical metonymy, where the argument of a word in syntax appears to be different from the argument in logical form. Metonyms yield special problems for semantic processing, since they often lead to type conflicts in the application of predicates and other semantic failures. The important questions to deal with metonyms include how to detect them, and what the intended meaning of the metonymy is. And further questions also arise: Is metonymy a conventionalized phenomenon and should be treated in the lexicon, or is it a productive, context-dependent process? The purpose of this paper is to discuss several different accounts of logical metonymy that approach some of the above-mentioned questions. I propose an account of logical metonymy which systematically integrates lexical information with pragmatic or context-dependent knowledge under the framework of a semantic network model.