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Definition 1: corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where analogous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous

(analogous belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 2: similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where analogous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • brains and computers are often considered analogous
  • salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar

Synonyms for analogous in the sense of this definition

(analogous is similar to ...) marked by correspondence or resemblance

"similar food at similar prices" "problems similar to mine" "they wore similar coats"

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