similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity.
That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
A comparison; a simile.
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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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Why do the people not rebel against them even for all this oppression? How do they manage this? They do it by the Presidency of Religious Affairs (PRA). The do the silencing by PRA. So I call that the religion has become a hostage of these (AKP). They are using the religion as a stick, they hit everybody who raises his head with this stick. Anybody who rebels against poverty, unemployment they hit with religion. Don't misunderstand me, this stick is not the religion sent from Allah, this is the religion of the state and government. It bears no resemblance to Islam. This is why I say when the PRA is abolished religion will be free.
Princeton University contested the OFCCP's allegation because Princeton University was based on a flawed statistical model that grouped all full professors together regardless of department and thus bore no resemblance to how Princeton University actually hires, evaluates, and compensates Princeton University faculty.
But this is the second work of the law when it hath by its convictions brought the sinner into a condition of a sense of guilt which he cannot avoid, -- nor will anything tender him relief, which way so ever he lose, for he is in a desert, -- it represents unto him the holiness and severity of God, with his indignation and wrath against sin which have a resemblance of a consuming fire. This fills his heart with dread and terror and makes him see his miserable, undone condition.
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Their news conference after I left for El Paso was a fraud. It bore no resemblance to what took place with those incredible people that I was so lucky to meet and spend time with. They were all amazing !
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- sandsynlighed, sammenligning, lighedDanish
- verosimilitud, similitud, similaridad, semejanza, parecido, posibilidadSpanish
- yhtäläisyys, yhdennäköisyys, samankaltaisuus, samanlaisuusFinnish
- comparaison, ressemblance, probabilitéFrench
- coltasScottish Gaelic
- схо́дство, сравне́ние, вероя́тностьRussian
- sự giống nhauVietnamese
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