Meaning of Analogy

English: Analogy
Bangla: সাদৃশ্য, উপমা, তুলনা, অনুরূপতা, উপমিতি, উপমান, আনুরুপ্য, মিল, সমানতা
Hindi: सादृश्य
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
Synonym: Affinity , Likeness , Relation , Similarity , Coincidence , Parity , Resemblance , Simile , Comparison , Proportion , Semblance , Similitude
Antonym: Disagreement , Disproportion , Dissimilarity , Incongruity , Unlikeness

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: the analogy between the heart and a pump.

Definition: 2

similarity or comparability: I see no analogy between your problem and mine.

Definition: 3

Biology. an analogous relationship.

Definition: 4

Linguistics. the process by which words or phrases are created or re-formed according to existing patterns in the language, as when shoon was re-formed as shoes, when -ize is added to nouns like winter to form verbs, or when a child says foots for feet. a form resulting from such a process.

Definition: 5

Logic. a form of reasoning in which one thing is inferred to be similar to another thing in a certain respect, on the basis of the known similarity between the things in other respects.