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analogize

[ uh-nal-uh-jahyz ]
/ 蓹藞n忙l 蓹藢d蕭a瑟z /
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verb (used without object), a路nal路o路gized, a路nal路o路giz路ing.
to make use of analogy in reasoning, argument, etc.
to be analogous; show analogy.
verb (used with object), a路nal路o路gized, a路nal路o路giz路ing.
to make analogous; show an analogy between: to analogize a dog to a cat.
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Also especially British, a路nal路o路gise .

Origin of analogize

First recorded in 1645鈥55; analog(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM analogize

un路a路nal路o路gized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for analogize

analogize

analogise

/ (蓹藞n忙l蓹藢d蕭a瑟z) /

verb
(intr) to make use of analogy, as in argument; draw comparisons
(tr) to make analogous or reveal analogy in
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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