Analogize



to make use of in reasoning, argument, etc.
to be ; show .
to make ; show an between:
to analogize a dog to a cat.
verb
(intransitive) to make use of analogy, as in argument; draw comparisons
(transitive) to make analogous or reveal analogy in
v.

“explain by analogy,” 1650s, from French analogiser (17c.) or directly from Greek analogizesthai “to reckon, sum up,” from analogia (see analogy). Related: Analogized; analogizing.

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