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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The resemblance of two things that are alike in many, but not all ways.

Usage examples (37)
  • We know nothing of what will happen in future, but by the analogy of experience.
  • The operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain
  • The models show by analogy how matter is built up
  • As for the cost of setting these things up - the Mr and Mrs Britain analogy is a good one. for more
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