adjective: Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy.
adjective: Biology Similar in function but not in structure and evolutionary origin.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The title “Son of God,” or simply “Son,”  thus became for Jesus a title analogous to “Son of man,” and, like that, synonymous with the
The title "Son of God," or simply "Son,"  thus became for Jesus a title analogous to "Son of man," and, like that, synonymous with the
(Perhaps this in analogous to the question of whether clinical depression is simply the tail end of natural variations of being “blue”).
But there is no rational reason the default should be anything other than what it would be in analogous cases — the man donates his sperm for the woman to do with as she pleases.
If Smith had invited McMeans over for a talk and the repair man came over, and McMeans assaulted him, assuming the risk was clearly known (for example, he had a history of third parties in analogous circumstances to the point where the attack was not unexpected), I could see Smith being liable under either duty to warn or duty to police premises.