- (US, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/
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- (nonstandard) IPA(key): /əˈnæl.ə.dʒəs/
- Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion (often followed by "to".)
- 2013 September 20, Martina Hyde, “Is the pope Catholic?”, in The Guardian:
- After all, if we think of the Vatican as a vast and hugely successful multinational corporation, then this interview would appear to be the equivalent of a profits warning. At the very least, it would seem to be tinkering with the formula of the biggest spiritual brand in the world, analogous to Coca-Cola changing its famous recipe in 1985.
- Analogous tendencies in arts and manners. --De Quincey. (Can we date this quote?)
- Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death. --J. H. Newman.
- (biology) Functionally similar, but arising through convergent evolution rather than being homologous.
having analogy; corresponding to something else