English Synonyms and Antonyms
Analogy is specifically a resemblance of relations; a resemblance that may be reasoned from, so that from the likeness in certain respects we may infer that other and perhaps deeper relations exist. Affinity is a mutual attraction with or without seeming likeness; as, the affinity of iron for oxygen. Coincidence is complete agreement in some one or more respects; there may be a coincidence in time of most dissimilar events. Parity of reasoning is said of an argument equally conclusive on subjects not strictly analogous. Similitude is a rhetorical comparison of one thing to another with which it has some points in common. Resemblance and similarity are external or superficial, and may involve no deeper relation; as, the resemblance of a cloud to a distant mountain. Compare ALLEGORY.
The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.
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(obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
"the parity of the mother must be considered"; "a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children"
(mathematics) a relation between a pair of integers: if both integers are odd or both are even they have the same parity; if one is odd and the other is even they have different parity
"parity is often used to check the integrity of transmitted data"
parity bit, parity, check bitnoun
(computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error
parity, conservation of parity, space-reflection symmetry, mirror symmetrynoun
(physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system
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Gas can help us bridge the gap while our investments in batteries, hydrogen and pumped hydro energy storage bring these technologies to economic parity with traditional energy sources.
Coastal refineries would get the benefit of being able to sell more of their production into the local market and so achieve higher prices. Their surplus would also get a better value in the export markets, inland refineries would get a benefit from increased local (gasoline) demand and could maintain import parity pricing rather than export parity pricing in some cases.
If we continued at the same rate that we had been electing women to Congress, it will take us 100 years to reach parity. So I'm not willing to wait that long, we need to get young people excited about politics, excited about government.
(The) Beyond Meat selection is a good way to offset the parity of just going to Burger King for the same patty, we all have been pushing McDonald's to make this move...It opens the door to a whole host of new customers.
Booking.com has proposed to abandon the parity requirement in respect of prices which the hotel makes available to other online travel agents.
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