n pl , -gies
1 agreement or similarity, esp. in a certain limited number of features or details
2 a comparison made to show such a similarity
to draw an analogy between an atom and the solar system
3 (Biology) the relationship between analogous organs or parts
4 (Logic, maths) a form of reasoning in which a similarity between two or more things is inferred from a known similarity between them in other respects
5 (Linguistics) imitation of existing models or regular patterns in the formation of words, inflections, etc.
a child may use ``sheeps'' as the plural of ``sheep'' by analogy with ``dog,'' ``dogs,'' ``cat,'' ``cats,'' etc.
(C16: from Greek analogia ratio, correspondence, from analogos analogous)
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agreement, comparison, correlation, correspondence, equivalence, homology, likeness, parallel, relation, resemblance, similarity, similitude
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