What does the word analogous mean?

  • Similar.

Usage examples for analogous

  1. Analogous results are obtained with the stalks of the potato. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  2. If all these traditions be true, they are significant; and the necessary conditions of such composition seem to be highly analogous to those of the aesthetic emotion. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  3. This blessed 'taking, ' once for all, which we may quietly believe as an accomplished fact, followed by the continual 'keeping, ' for which He will be continually inquired of by us, seems analogous to the great washing by which we have part in Christ, and the repeated washing of the feet for which we need to be continually coming to Him. – Kept for the Master's Use by Frances Ridley Havergal

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