Definition of analogize
: to use or exhibit analogy
: to compare by analogy
Examples of analogize in a Sentence
analogized the White House scandal to a cancer that was spreading to every internal organ of the body
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In Aspen, Reich analogized this to academic tenure—granting freedom to work on unpopular subjects or long-term projects without the demand for immediate results.
That was B.S. Journalist-historian Jon Meacham analogized to President Nixon and the early cover-up of Watergate and was pressed by Brzezinski to compare Trump to authoritarian leaders elsewhere.
But pundits in awe of Silicon Valley’s prowess analogize today’s green energy companies to the disruption of landline phone businesses after the advent of cell phones or the disruption of taxis by Uber.
Suvin argued that SF writers create new worlds in one of two ways: (1) by extrapolating the natural world, or (2) by analogizing with the natural world.
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