to use, or reason by, analogy
to explain or liken by analogy
verba·nal·o·gized, a·nal·o·giz·ing, a·nal·o·giz·es
To make an analogy of or concerning: analogize the human brain to a computer.
To reason by or use analogy.
(third-person singular simple present analogizes, present participle analogizing, simple past and past participle analogized)
analogy + -ize