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analogous

adjective

Synonym Discussion of analogous

similar, analogous, parallel mean closely resembling each other. similar implies the possibility of being mistaken for each other.
    • all the houses in the development are similar
analogous applies to things belonging in essentially different categories but nevertheless having many similarities.
    • analogous political systems
parallel suggests a marked likeness in the development of two things.
    • the parallel careers of two movie stars

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