Definition of Proportional analogy

1. Noun. analogy between four things, in which A is to B as C is to D, or A : B = C : D. ¹



2. Noun. (linguistics) formation of a new word based on morphological parallelism of three existing words, rather than direct derivation. Examples: ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Proportional Analogy

propogating
propolis
propolises
propone
proponed
proponency
proponent
proponents
propones
proponing
proport
proportion
proportionable
proportionably
proportional
proportional analogy (current term)
proportional counter
proportional counter tube
proportional font
proportional representation
proportional sample
proportional sampling
proportionalities
proportionality
proportionally
proportionals
proportionate
proportionated
proportionately
proportionateness

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