analogy [uh-nal-uh-jee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||affinity, alikeness, comparison, correlation, correspondence, equivalence, homology, likeness, metaphor, parallel, relation, relationship, resemblance, semblance, simile, similitude|
|Notes:||analogy is when two different things share characteristics that lead to a comparison between them; an analogue is one of the things compared|
|Antonyms:||disagreement, dissimilarity, unlikeness|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
all one, all the same, ana, as broad as long, balanced, coequal, convertible, coordinate, drawn, equable, equal, equalized, equipollent, equiponderant, equiponderous, equisized, equitable, equivalent, even, homologous, isochronous, level, libratory, monotonous, much at one, much the same as, neither more nor less, on a footing with, on a level with, on a par with, poised, quits, resolvable into, symmetrical, synonymous, tantamount, the same thing as, up to the mark
|Concept:||[Sameness of quantity or degree] Equality.|
|Category:||2. COMPARATIVE QUANTITY|
equality, parity, coextension, symmetry, balance, poise; evenness, monotony, level., equivalence; equipollence, equipoise, equilibrium, equiponderance; par, quits, a wash; not a pin to choose; distinction without a difference, six of one and half a dozen of the other; tweedle dee and tweedle dum; identity; similarity., equalization, equation; equilibration, coordination, adjustment, readjustment., drawn game, drawn battle; neck and neck race; tie, draw, standoff, dead heat., match, peer, compeer, equal, mate, fellow, brother; equivalent.
be equal; equal, match, reach, keep pace with, run abreast; come to, amount to, come up to; be on a level with, lie on a level with; balance; cope with; come to the same thing., render equal; equalize, level, dress, balance, equate, handicap, give points, spot points, handicap, trim, adjust, poise; fit, accommodate; adapt (render accordant); strike a balance; establish equality, restore equality, restore equilibrium; readjust; stretch on the bed of Procrustes.
equal, even, level, monotonous, coequal, symmetrical, coordinate; on a par with, on a level with, on a footing with; up to the mark; equiparant., equivalent, tantamount; indistinguishable; quits; homologous; synonymous; resolvable into, convertible, much at one, as broad as long, neither more nor less; much the same as, the same thing as, as good as; all one, all the same; equipollent, equiponderant, equiponderous, equibalanced; equalized; drawn; half and half; isochronal, isochronous, isoperimetric, isoperimetrical; isobath, isobathic.
equally; pari passu, ad eundum, caeteris paribus; in equilibrio; to all intents and purposes.
it comes to the same thing, it amounts to the same thing; what is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
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