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analogize (v.)

"explain by analogy, exhibit resemblances between," 1650s, from analogy + -ize, or else from French analogiser (17c.). Greek analogizesthai "to reckon, sum up, calculate, consider" suits the form but not the sense. Related: Analogized; analogizing.

updated on January 03, 2017

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Definitions of analogize from WordNet

analogize (v.)
make an analogy;
Synonyms: analogise
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