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analogical (adj.)

"done by or of the nature of an analogy," 1580s in mathematics; c. 1600 in general use; see analogy + -ical.

updated on January 03, 2017

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Definitions of analogical from WordNet

analogical (adj.)
expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy;
the analogical use of a metaphor
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