meaning of analogize

analogize meaning in General Dictionary

to use or cause by analogy

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  • make an analogy
  • to hire, or explanation by, example.

analogize meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"explain by example," 1650s, from French analogiser (17c.) or right from Greek analogizesthai "to reckon, sum up," from analogia (see example). Relevant: Analogized; analogizing.


analogize meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) to use, or reason by, example.