analogize[ə nal′ə jīz′]
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to explain or liken by analogy
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verb a·nal·o·gized, a·nal·o·giz·ing, a·nal·o·giz·es verb, transitive
To make an analogy of or concerning: analogize the human brain to a computer.verb, intransitive
To reason by or use analogy.