analogical

adjective
an·​a·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌa-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce analogical (audio) \
variants: or less commonly analogic \ ˌa-​nə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce analogic (audio) \

Definition of analogical

1 : of, relating to, or based on analogy
2 : expressing or implying analogy

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analogically \ ˌa-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce analogically (audio) \ adverb

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The result is an intriguing mix of inside and outside, of analogical and virtual realities. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Celebs Turned Out for the Prada Resort 2019 Fashion Show in New York," 5 May 2018

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First Known Use of analogical

1609, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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