analogy

Part of speech: noun

Resemblance of relations; similarity without identity.

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Usage examples "analogy":

  1. A remarkable analogy remains to be named. - "Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I", Herbert Spencer.
  2. Not a very complimentary analogy, is it? - "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.
  3. The analogy hardly extends beyond that. - "What The Left Hand Was Doing", Gordon Randall Garrett.