Noun: analogy u'na-lu-jee
- An inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
- Drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
"the operation of a computer presents an interesting analogy to the working of the brain"; "the models show by analogy how matter is built up"
- The religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate
- doctrine of analogy
Derived forms: analogies
Type of: belief, comparing, comparison, faith, illation, inference, religion, religious belief