|Origin:||Probably from Greek analogia, from analogos; ANALOGOUS|
a‧nal‧o‧gy plural analogies [uncountable and countable]
analogies between human and animal behaviour
draw/make an analogy (=make a comparison)
She drew an analogy between childbirth and the creative process.
Dr Wood explained the movement of light by analogy with (=using the analogy of) the movement of water.