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inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some respects they will probably agree in others; resemblance in some particulars between things otherwise unlike; correspondence between the members of pairs or sets of linguistic forms that serves as a basis for the creation of another form; correspondence in function between anatomical parts of different structure and origin.
BGregory about seven years ago.

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"Initial definition retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analogy"
NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

Term History

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about eight years ago:inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some respects they will probably agree in others; resemblance in some particulars between things otherwise unlike; correspondence between the members of pairs or sets of linguistic forms that serves as a basis for the creation of another form; correspondence in function between anatomical parts of different structure and origin. (from merriam-webster.com)

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Definition contributed by SAdministrator about nine years ago:No definition submitted yet

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