draw/make an analogy between

Definition of draw/make an analogy between

:to compare so as to find a likeness
  • He drew/made an analogy between flying a kite and fishing.

Word by Word Definitions

draw play
  1. : to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance : pull : such as

  2. : to move (something, such as a covering) over or to one side

  3. : to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried

  1. : the act or process of drawing (see 1draw) : such as

  2. : a sucking pull on something held with the lips

  3. : a removal of a handgun from its holster

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

analogy play
  1. : inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some respects they will probably agree in others

  2. : resemblance in some particulars between things otherwise unlike : similarity

  3. : comparison based on such resemblance


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