Synonyms for analogous
əˈnæl ə gəsanal·o·gous
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Alike is a comprehensive word, signifying as applied to two or more objects that some or all qualities of one are the same as those of the other or others; by modifiers alike may be made to express more or less resemblance; as, these houses are somewhat (i. e., partially) alike; or, these houses are exactly (i. e., in all respects) alike. Cotton and wool are alike in this, that they can both be woven into cloth. Substances are homogeneous which are made up of elements of the same kind, or which are the same in structure. Two pieces of iron may be homogeneous in material, while not alike in size or shape. In geometry, two triangles are equal when they can be laid over one another, and fit, line for line and angle for angle; they are equivalent when they simply contain the same amount of space. An identical proposition is one that says the same thing precisely in subject and predicate. Similar refers to close resemblance, which yet leaves room for question or denial of complete likeness or identity. To say "this is the identical man," is to say not merely that he is similar to the one I have in mind, but that he is the very same person. Things are analogous when they are similar in idea, plan, use, or character, tho perhaps quite unlike in appearance; as, the gills of fishes are said to be analogous to the lungs in terrestrial animals.
The specimens are alike in kind; they are all alike to me.
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similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
"brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar"
corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
"the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous"
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I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of thought without profound study of the mathematical ideas of successive epochs is like omitting Hamlet from the play which is named after him. . . But it is certainly analogous to cutting out the part of Ophelia. This simile is singularly exact. For Ophelia is quite essential to the play, she is very charming-- and a little mad.
Males typically invest more into their ornamentation than do females, so the larger wide plates were likely from males, the broad, thin structure of the plates and their positioning on the back of the animal suggests that they were used in sexual display, analogous to the tail of a peacock. The broad, wide plates likely made a continuous display surface along the animal's back to attract mates, like a billboard.
This is not analogous to saying that this integral part of cancer surveillance is ineffective or harmful.
There will be an analogous Ukrainian decision to launch an embargo against Russia to every Russian decision to launch an embargo against Ukraine.
LIFE AND LONGEVITY MUST ACT IN SYNERGY. HERE'S, ONE EXAMPLE:-eg. SODIUM AND CHLORINE FORMS THE BASIS OF -TABLE SALT- SO OFTEN EATEN SAFELY ON OUR FOOD--BUT TAKEN SEPARATELY, ARE DEADLY POISONS WHICH WILL IMMEDIATELY KILL US. SYNERGY IN THEIR COMBINED EFFECTS GUARANTEES THEIR SAFETY FOR LIFE. THIS REASONING IS ANALOGOUS TO HOW-HOMEOSTASIS AND EQUILIBRIUM GIVES A CLUE TO THE BODY'S FUNCTIONAL NORMALITY.
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- аналогичен, сходен, подобенBulgarian
- analogický, obdobnýCzech
- vastaava, vastaavanlainenFinnish
- analoge, analoogDutch
- analogic, analogRomanian
- сходный, аналогичный, подобныйRussian
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