Synonyms of analogy


1. analogy, inference, illation

usage: an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

2. analogy, comparison, comparing

usage: drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect; "the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain"; "the models show by analogy how matter is built up"

3. doctrine of analogy, analogy, religion, faith, religious belief

usage: 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

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