Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to analogical: Analogical reasoning
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adj

Words related to analogical

expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy

References in periodicals archive ?
In LOE, the analogical, irregular forms of nouns of groups 1, 2, and 4 only multiply, and the variation only increases.
Hochschild elaborates on Cajetan's understanding of 'concept,' explaining the connections between a semantic analysis of analogical terms and the importance of interpretation, context, and judgment, and highlighting Cajetan's sensitivity to context and judgment in his treatment of analogical signification (47-56).
Between these two extremes (whose ends meet in the bomb) the analogical resolution of unity and difference is "held" up as an efficacious sign in which "small things" are united in the sensory apprehension of Private Ball (and the poet).
The researcher chose analogical and metacognitive thinking as the scaffolding variables for study.
Instead, inspired by Roy Wagner's study and use of metaphor, this book explores analogical variations of these riddles.
It considers the role played by analogy in English word-formation; how to associate analogical formations with their models, how the model is recoverable, and whether some models are preferred for analogical formation; to what extent the coinage of a new analogical word is predictable and whether some types of target words are more possible, probable, or acceptable; and the contexts and textual genres that favor and motivate analogical word-formation, and why speakers choose to coin a new word which resembles another particular item rather than using only word-formation rules.
In another study, analogical reasoning performances of adolescents who were deaf and their hearing peers were compared.
In the past two decades, important steps have been taken towards the development of a functional-analytic model of analogical reasoning (Barnes, Hegarty, & Smeets, 1997; Stewart, Barnes-Holmes, Roche, & Smeets, 2001, 2002) based on the experimental paradigm of equivalence relations (Sidman, 1971).
These first two assumptions of RLA, that legal analysis is both purposive and contextual are consonant with the traditional common law practice of analogical reasoning.
It is true that the word 'family' is an analogical word, because we speak of the 'family' of stars, 'family' of trees, 'family' of animals ...
Arthur suspects the indirect, analogical nature of the essay collection is met with discomfort by readers more familiar with fiction.
What are these similarities that paved the way for an analogical comparison between a biological system and an economic one?
Our two central hypotheses about how to achieve this are (1) analogical reasoning and learning are central to cognition, and (2) qualitative representations provide a level of description that facilitates reasoning, learning, and communication.
Analogical reasoning (AR) rests on these similarities to draw further conclusions, thus, AR is defined as the ability to perceive and use these similarities.