analogous

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Analogous is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Positive
analogous

Comparative
more analogous

Superlative
most analogous

  1. When x is analogous to y, it is similar to y.
    Using that little broom to sweep this big floor is analogous to using a candle to cook dinner for 40 people.
    The development of the new DVD with multiple formats is analogous to the video wars between beta and VHS.

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