an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate
- The analogies between the behavior of light and matter have been striking.
- Nevertheless, when these analogies are in harmony with a particular accidental determination, they confirm the latter.