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a·nal·o·gize

 (ə-năl′ə-jīz′)
v. a·nal·o·gized, a·nal·o·giz·ing, a·nal·o·giz·es
v.tr.
To make an analogy of or concerning: analogize the human brain to a computer.
v.intr.
To reason by or use analogy.

analogize

(əˈnæləˌdʒaɪz) or

analogise

vb
1. (intr) to make use of analogy, as in argument; draw comparisons
2. (tr) to make analogous or reveal analogy in

a•nal•o•gize

(əˈnæl əˌdʒaɪz)

v. -gized, -giz•ing. v.i.
1. to make use of analogy in reasoning, argument, etc.
2. to be analogous.
v.t.
3. to make analogous; show an analogy between.
[1645–55]

analogize


Past participle: analogized
Gerund: analogizing

Imperative
analogize
analogize
Present
I analogize
you analogize
he/she/it analogizes
we analogize
you analogize
they analogize
Preterite
I analogized
you analogized
he/she/it analogized
we analogized
you analogized
they analogized
Present Continuous
I am analogizing
you are analogizing
he/she/it is analogizing
we are analogizing
you are analogizing
they are analogizing
Present Perfect
I have analogized
you have analogized
he/she/it has analogized
we have analogized
you have analogized
they have analogized
Past Continuous
I was analogizing
you were analogizing
he/she/it was analogizing
we were analogizing
you were analogizing
they were analogizing
Past Perfect
I had analogized
you had analogized
he/she/it had analogized
we had analogized
you had analogized
they had analogized
Future
I will analogize
you will analogize
he/she/it will analogize
we will analogize
you will analogize
they will analogize
Future Perfect
I will have analogized
you will have analogized
he/she/it will have analogized
we will have analogized
you will have analogized
they will have analogized
Future Continuous
I will be analogizing
you will be analogizing
he/she/it will be analogizing
we will be analogizing
you will be analogizing
they will be analogizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been analogizing
you have been analogizing
he/she/it has been analogizing
we have been analogizing
you have been analogizing
they have been analogizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been analogizing
you will have been analogizing
he/she/it will have been analogizing
we will have been analogizing
you will have been analogizing
they will have been analogizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been analogizing
you had been analogizing
he/she/it had been analogizing
we had been analogizing
you had been analogizing
they had been analogizing
Conditional
I would analogize
you would analogize
he/she/it would analogize
we would analogize
you would analogize
they would analogize
Past Conditional
I would have analogized
you would have analogized
he/she/it would have analogized
we would have analogized
you would have analogized
they would have analogized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.analogize - make an analogy
compare - examine and note the similarities or differences of; "John compared his haircut to his friend's"; "We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"

analogize

verb
To represent as similar:
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