Übersetzung von “analogy” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /əˈnæl.ə.dʒi/ us

a comparison between things that have similar features, often used to help explain a principle or idea

He drew an analogy between the brain and a vast computer.
It is sometimes easier to illustrate an abstract concept by analogy with (= by comparing it with) something concrete.
analogous adjective uk /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/ us

The experience of mystic trance is in a sense analogous to sleep or drunkenness.

(Übersetzung von “analogy” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /(British ) əˈnælədʒi; (American) əˈnælədʒiː/

a way of explaining something by comparing it to something with similar features

She drew an analogy between a computer virus and the spread of a disease.
analogous /əˈnæləɡəs/ adjective

(formal) similar to another thing or situation

The results of today’s test are analogous to the one conducted last week.

(Übersetzung von “analogy” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)