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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANALOGIES

Analogies with him are as cheap as commonplaces are to other men.

"Analogies that for us are only fancies were for the man of past ages real" (Tylor).

Analogies that in all these years, these centuries, have so remarkably not been noticed?

Analogies to prove that knowledge of knowledge is impossible.

Analogies are used in aid of Conviction: Metaphors, as means of Illustration.

(a) This is a point common to the arguments of all three Analogies.

Analogies which are but fancy to us, were realities to these men of past ages.

Analogies from books printed with movable types may be quoted on both sides.

Analogies like these, however, do not properly constitute types.

Analogies in philosophy mean something very different from that which they represent in mathematics.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s (perhaps early 15c.), from Old French analogie or directly from Latin analogia, from Greek analogia "proportion," from ana- "upon, according to" (see ana-) + logos "ratio," also "word, speech, reckoning" (see logos). A mathematical term used in a wider sense by Plato.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.