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analogous

a·nal·o·gous

analogous

 
 
pronunciation:
nae l gihs
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: similar or corresponding in the manner of an analogy.
The paintings are analogous in their use of symbols.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.)