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Meaning of ANALOGICAL

Pronunciation:  `an'lâjikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy; "the analogical use of a metaphor"
 

ANALOGICAL is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: figurative, nonliteral
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`a*log"ic*al\, a.
1. Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or
   implying analogy.

         When a country which has sent out colonies is termed
         the mother country, the expression is analogical.
                                               --J. S. Mill.

2. Having analogy; analogous. --Sir M. Hale.

 

 

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