What does the word analogous mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Resembling in certain respects.

Usage examples for analogous

  1. That Jackson's ideas were sound may be inferred from the fact that many of the most distinguished generals in the Civil War were men whose previous career had been analogous to his own. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. So in the numbers below one hundred, in English, eleven and twelve are out of harmony with the rest of the - teens, while the naming of all the numbers between ten and twenty is not analogous to the naming of the numbers above twenty. – The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski
  3. Along these lines, we believe, one might get in the middle and lower parts of the school results analogous to those we have described in the cases of some sixth form boys. – The School and the World by Victor Gollancz and David Somervell