Analogous A*nal"o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See {Logic}.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to. [1913 Webster]

Analogous tendencies in arts and manners. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster]

{nalogous pole} (Pyroelect.), that pole of a crystal which becomes positively electrified when heated. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Correspondent; similar; like. [1913 Webster] -- {A*nal"o gous*ly}, adv. -- {A*nal"o*gous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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