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analogy CONCEPT

inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some respects they will probably agree in others; resemblance in some particulars between things otherwise unlike; correspondence between the members of pairs or sets of linguistic forms that serves as a basis for the creation of another form; correspondence in function between anatomical parts of different structure and origin.

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Asserted relationships to other concepts

is a kind of

  • inference
  • analogy
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    are a kind of

  • abstract analogy
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    Tasks that are asserted to measure analogy

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