analogist

analogist
noun Date: 1788 one who searches for or reasons from analogies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Analogist — A*nal o*gist, n. One who reasons from analogy, or represent, by analogy. Cheyne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Analogist — (gr.), 1) der nicht Rechnung abzulegen braucht, bes. ein so testamentarisch bestellter Vormund; 2) der analoge Schlüsse macht; 3) (Analogistĭker), Arzt, der dem Analogismus folgt, s. Analogie 8) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • analogist — analogistic, adj. /euh nal euh jist/, n. 1. a person who employs or argues from analogy. 2. a person who seeks analogies. [1830 40; ANALOG(IZE) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • analogist — n. one who reasons by analogy; person who looks for analogies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • analogist — anal·o·gist …   English syllables

  • analogist — /əˈnælədʒəst/ (say uh naluhjuhst) noun 1. someone who uses or argues from analogy. 2. someone who looks for analogies. –analogism, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • analogist — noun someone who looks for analogies or who reasons by analogy • Derivationally related forms: ↑analogy • Hypernyms: ↑reasoner, ↑ratiocinator …   Useful english dictionary

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