Definition of Analogy in English :
Define Analogy in English
Analogy meaning in English
Meaning of Analogy in English
Pronunciation of Analogy in English
Analogy pronunciation in English
Pronounce Analogy in Englishsee synonyms of analogy
an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
Example Sentences:'the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain''the models show by analogy how matter is built up'
3. analogy, doctrine of analogy
the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate
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