analogy definição, analogy significado | dicionário de inglês definição

Procurar também em: Site Notícias Enciclopédia Imagens



      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)  
  analogic      adj  
  analogically      adv  
  analogist      n  
Dicionário de inglês definição  


agreement, comparison, correlation, correspondence, equivalence, homology, likeness, parallel, relation, resemblance, similarity, similitude  

Dicionário de inglês sinônimos  

Consulte também:

analog, analogic, analogue, anal

Acrescente sua entrada no Dicionário colaborativo.