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1. analogy

noun. ['əˈnælədʒi'] drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect.

Synonyms

  • comparison

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • doctrine of analogy

Etymology

  • analogia (Latin)
  • ἀναλογία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Analogy

  • anesthesiology
  • anthology
  • anthropology
  • apology
  • archaeology
  • archeology
  • astrogeology
  • astrology
  • bacteriology
  • biology
  • biotechnology
  • cardiology
  • chocolatology
  • chronology
  • cosmetology
  • cosmology
  • criminology
  • cytology
  • dendrochronology
  • deontology

How do you pronounce analogy?

Pronounce analogy as əˈnæləʤi.

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Sentences with analogy


1. Noun, singular or mass
When discussing electricity, the analogy of a water hose is often used.

Quotes about analogy


1. Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy.
- JR

2. Foreknowledge cannot be gotten from ghosts and spirits, cannot be had by analogy, cannot be found out by calculation. It must be obtained from people, people who know the conditions of the enemy.
- Sun Tzu, The Art of War

3. In the world of the very small, where particle and wave aspects of reality are equally significant, things do not behave in any way that we can understand from our experience of the everyday world...all pictures are false, and there is no physical analogy we can make to understand what goes on inside atoms. Atoms behave like atoms, nothing else.
- John Gribbin, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality

2. analogy

noun. ['əˈnælədʒi'] an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others.

Synonyms

  • inference

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • religious belief

Etymology

  • analogia (Latin)
  • ἀναλογία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. analogy

noun. ['əˈnælədʒi'] 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.

Synonyms

  • doctrine of analogy
  • religious belief
  • faith

Antonyms

  • cataphatism
  • faith
  • religion

Etymology

  • analogia (Latin)
  • ἀναλογία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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