analogous
[ uh-nal-uh-guhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 17th century; Greek via Latin from Greek analogos ‘proportionate’ + -ous
Synonyms
  • comparable
  • parallel
  • similar
  • corresponding
  • related
Antonyms
  • dissimilar
  • unrelated
Definition
similar but not identical
Example
Green onions are considered analogous to spring onions.
Usage Over Time

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