analogous definition

  • adjective:
    • comparable or alike so regarding enable the design of an analogy.
    • Biology matching in purpose however in structure and evolutionary source.
    • Having example; corresponding to another thing; bearing some resemblance or percentage;—often accompanied by "to".
    • Having example; corresponding to something different; bearing some similarity or percentage; -- usually accompanied by to.
    • comparable or comparable in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
    • corresponding in purpose yet not in evolutionary source
    • comparable or alike so concerning let the design of an analogy.
    • Biology matching in purpose yet not in construction and evolutionary origin.
    • Having example; corresponding to something different; bearing some resemblance or percentage;—often accompanied by "to".
    • Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or percentage; -- usually followed closely by to.
    • similar or comparable in a few areas though usually dissimilar
    • matching in purpose although not in evolutionary source
  • others:
    • generally, having example; matching (to something else) in a few specific or particulars, while differing in others; bearing some similarity or percentage: occasionally loosely employed for comparable.
    • Specifically In chem., closely alike, but differing in a few level on each one of the much more prominent characters.
    • In botany, resembling in type however in program of framework.
    • In biology, similar physiologically yet not anatomically; like in function however in structure: the contrary of homologous. See analogy, 5.
    • In logic, from Albertus Magnus down seriously to modern authors, placed on terms which are homonymous or equivocal in a special means, namely, those in that the identification of noise isn't accidental, but is in relation to a trope or upon various other explanation.
    • In all sensory faculties used with to, sometimes with. Synonyms Correspondent, comparable, like.
    • In general, having analogy; matching (to another thing) in certain certain or particulars, while varying in others; bearing some similarity or proportion: occasionally loosely used for similar.
    • especially In chem., closely alike, but differing in some degree as to each one of the much more prominent characters.
    • In botany, resembling in type yet not in program of construction.
    • In biology, comparable physiologically not anatomically; like in function not in framework: the alternative of homologous. See example, 5.
    • In reasoning, from Albertus Magnus right down to contemporary authors, placed on terms that are homonymous or equivocal in a particular method, particularly, those in which the identification of noise is not accidental, it is based on a trope or upon other explanation.
    • in every sensory faculties combined with to, occasionally with. Synonyms Correspondent, similar, like.

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