Analogize
Analogize A*nal"o*gize, v. i. To employ, or reason by, analogy. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • analogize — index compare Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • analogize — (v.) explain by analogy, 1650s, from Fr. analogiser (17c.) or directly from Gk. analogizesthai to reckon, sum up, from analogia (see ANALOGY (Cf. analogy)). Related: Analogized; analogizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • analogize — (Amer.) v. draw similarities between two differing things; make an analogy; compare (also analogise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • analogize — [ə nal′ə jīz΄] vi. analogized, analogizing to use, or reason by, analogy vt. to explain or liken by analogy …   English World dictionary

  • analogize — /euh nal euh juyz /, v., analogized, analogizing. v.i. 1. to make use of analogy in reasoning, argument, etc. 2. to be analogous; show analogy. v.t. 3. to make analogous; show an analogy between: to analogize a dog to a cat. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

  • analogize — verb ( gized; gizing) Date: 1655 intransitive verb to use or exhibit analogy transitive verb to compare by analogy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • analogize — verb a) To express as an analogy. b) To treat one thing as analogous to another …   Wiktionary

  • analogize — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To represent as similar: assimilate, compare, equate, identify, liken, match, parallel. See SAME …   English dictionary for students

  • analogize — or analogise ə nalədʒʌɪz verb compare by analogy …   English new terms dictionary

  • analogize — anal·o·gize …   English syllables

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