analogous
Pronunciation
  • (America, RP) IPA: /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/
  • (nonstandard) IPA: /əˈnæl.ə.dʒəs/
Adjective

analogous

  1. Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion (often followed by "to".)
    • Analogous tendencies in arts and manners.
    • Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death.
  2. (biology) Functionally similar, but arising through convergent evolution rather than being homologous.
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