Definition of analogue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English) (North American English analog) noun
BrE BrE//ˈænəlɒɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈænəlɔːɡ//
, NAmE//ˈænəlɑːɡ//
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(formal or specialist) a thing that is similar to another thing Scientists are attempting to compare features of extinct animals with living analogues. Word Originearly 19th cent.: from French, from Greek analogon, neuter of analogos ‘proportionate’.

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