Definition of Analogy:

  1. A comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.

  2. Comparison that draws attention to the similarity of two or more basically different things.

Synonyms of Analogy

Accordance, Affinity, Agent, Agreement, Alignment, Alikeness, Allegory, Alliance, Alternate, Alternative, Ambiguity, Aping, Approach, Approximation, Assimilation, Backup, Balancing, Change, Changeling, Closeness, Coextension, Collineation, Community, Comparability, Comparative anatomy, Comparative degree, Comparative grammar, Comparative judgment, Comparative linguistics, Comparative literature, Comparative method, Compare, Comparing, Comparison, Concurrence, Conformity, Confrontation, Confrontment, Contrast, Contrastiveness, Copy, Copying, Correlation, Correspondence, Counterfeit, Deputy, Distinction, Distinctiveness, Double, Dummy, Equal, Equidistance, Equivalent, Equivocation, Equivoque, Ersatz, Exchange, Fake, Fill-in, Ghost, Ghostwriter, Identity, Imitation, Likeness, Likening, Locum tenens, Makeshift, Matching, Metaphor, Metonymy, Mimicking, Nearness, Next best thing, Nondivergence, Opposing, Opposition, Parallelism, Parity, Personnel, Phony, Pinch hitter, Proportion, Proxy, Relation, Relief, Replacement, Representative, Resemblance, Reserves, Ringer, Sameness, Second string, Secondary, Semblance, Sign, Similarity, Simile, Similitude, Simulation, Spares, Stand-in, Sub, Substituent, Substitute, Substitution, Succedaneum, Superseder, Supplanter, Surrogate, Symbol, Synecdoche, Tergiversation, Third string, Token, Trope of comparison, Understudy, Utility player, Vicar, Vice-president, Vice-regent, Weighing

How to use Analogy in a sentence?

  1. An analogy between the workings of nature and those of human societies.

Meaning of Analogy & Analogy Definition