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a·nal·o·gous

analogous

 
 
pronunciation:
nae l gihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: similar or corresponding in the manner of an analogy.
The two paintings are analogous in their use of symbols.I cannot agree that the veneration of Buddha is analogous to belief in Jesus Christ in Christianity.Her experience of immigrating to Australia was in some ways analogous with my own experience of settling in America.
synonyms:
comparable, correspondent, corresponding, similar
antonyms:
disparate, unrelated
similar words:
akin, allied, associated, cognate, kindred, like, relative, same
definition 2: in biology, similar in form or function, but of different evolutionary origin.
similar words:
comparable, homologous, like
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derivations: analogously (adv.), analogousness (n.)