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Meaning of "anagogy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANAGOGY

anagogy  [ˈænəˌɡɒdʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANAGOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anagogy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANAGOGY


anagoge
ˈænəˌɡɒdʒɪ
bodgie
ˈbɒdʒɪ
dittology
dɪˈtəʊlɒdʒɪ
dodgy
ˈdɒdʒɪ
mystagogy
ˈmɪstəˌɡɒdʒɪ
paralogy
pəˈrælɒdʒɪ
pentalogy
pɛnˈtælɒdʒɪ
podgy
ˈpɒdʒɪ
roentgenology
ˌrɒntɡəˈnɒlɒdʒɪ
splodgy
ˈsplɒdʒɪ
stodgy
ˈstɒdʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANAGOGY

anaglyphical
anaglyphy
Anaglypta
anaglyptic
anaglyptical
anagnorises
anagnorisis
anagoge
anagogic
anagogical
anagogically
anagram
anagrammatic
anagrammatical
anagrammatically
anagrammatise
anagrammatism
anagrammatist
anagrammatize
anagrammer

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANAGOGY

astrology
biology
biotechnology
demagogy
ecology
genealogy
geology
information technology
methodology
microbiology
oncology
pathology
pedagogy
physiology
psychology
sociology
technology
terminology
theology
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Synonyms and antonyms of anagogy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «anagogy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANAGOGY

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The translations of anagogy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anagogy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

anagogy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anagogía
570 millions of speakers

English

anagogy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

anagogy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أمثولة النفس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

anagogy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anagogia
270 millions of speakers

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anagogy
260 millions of speakers

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anagogie
220 millions of speakers

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Anagogi
190 millions of speakers

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anagogy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

anagogy
130 millions of speakers

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anagogy
85 millions of speakers

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Anagogy
85 millions of speakers
vi

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anagogy
80 millions of speakers

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anagogy
75 millions of speakers

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अनग्रोगी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anagogy
70 millions of speakers

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anagogia
65 millions of speakers

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anagogy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

anagogy
40 millions of speakers

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anagogy
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

anagogy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anagogy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

anagogy
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

anagogy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anagogy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAGOGY»

The term «anagogy» is used very little and occupies the 189.059 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAGOGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anagogy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANAGOGY»

Discover the use of anagogy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anagogy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Receiving the Bible in Faith: Historical and Theological ...
Maintaining a balance between these two concerns in the practice of anagogy depends on continued awareness of eschatology as a concrete element within the history of salvation. When this fades, so that the anticipated consummation is no ...
David M. Williams, 2004
2
Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture
Anagogy. and. Eschatology. 1. A. Twofold. Anagogy. Let us expand the extent of the mystery still higher.1 Let us pursue the peaks of spiritual understanding.2 After the long advent of the history of Israel, the object of the historical sense, "at the ...
Henri de Lubac, 2000
3
Beckett's Dantes: Intertexuality in the Fiction and Criticism
This passage has been described by McQueeny as 'puzzling', and certainly the insertion of anagogy as a way of 'heating and electrifying' allegory is not easy to come to terms with. Dante defines anagogy in the second book of the Convivio, ...
Daniela Caselli, 2005
4
After Eden: Church Fathers And Rabbis on Genesis 3:16-21
is no scholarly consensus on the exact meaning of these terms, and especially the distinction between anagogy and allegory has raised some questions. Does Didymus really distinguish between them, or are they virtually synonymous?
Hanneke Reuling, 2006
5
Living Beauty: The Art of Liturgy
also be an aesthetic experience by commissioning the famous "Anagogi- cal Window" at the Abbey of St. Denis.8 That anagogy, or spiritual "uplifting," can be an aesthetic experience corrects some misunderstandings or reductions in the ...
Alejandro Garcia-Rivera, Alex García-Rivera, Thomas J. Scirghi, 2007
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Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing: Slow ...
2 The word anagogia is a transliteration from the Greek and it is the union of the word “ana” (above, high) and the verb “agein” (to lead).3 Hugh of St. Victor, in De scripturis et scriptoribus sacris, distinguished anagogy from allegory. The latter ...
Marco Frascari, 2011
7
Flannery O'Connor: An Annotated Reference Guide to Criticism
785 Irving, Janet. "To the Strange Red Earth: Anagogy and Descent in Flannery O'Connor's South." Proceedings of the First Conference of the Cape American Studies Association, 4 July 1996. Ed. Lesley Marx, Loes Nas, and Lara Dunwell.
R. Neil Scott, 2002
8
Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical ...
4 As a result, his use of the term “anagogy” is much broader than its use later in the Middle Ages. Nyssen makes clear that when he employs the term in connection with biblical exegesis, it encompasses each of the three deeper levels of ...
Hans Boersma, 2013
9
Medieval Exegesis: The four senses of scripture
Bede, who understood the matter of Divine Scriptures as being not merely a work of restoration, but rather the cause of it, added anagogy, which refers to the cause of the mode of understanding, just as the other three refer to its effect'' (Q., 1, ...
Henri de Lubac, 1998
10
A Wounded Innocence: Sketches for a Theology of Art
It is what Pseudo-Dionysius called "anagogy." "Anagogy" is a Greek term for " uplifting," or "raised higher." It is the key theme of Pseudo-Dionysius' theology. Although, Pseudo-Dionysius goes to great length to describe anagogy, it is best ...
Alex García-Rivera, 2003

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANAGOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anagogy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Paradiso, Canto XXVIII
... towards the transcendental and immaterial by an affinity of their essence is an example of the concept of anagogy (literally, “upward-leading”) ... «The American Conservative, Sep 14»
2
To Know Is To Love Is To Know
... towards the transcendental and immaterial by an affinity of their essence is an example of the concept of anagogy (literally, “upward-leading”) ... «The American Conservative, Jan 14»
3
St. Paul Would Have Failed My Hermeneutics Course
... tropology (morals), and anagogy (eternal destiny). St. Thomas asserts, “That signification whereby things signified by words have themselves ... «First Things, Jul 11»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Anagogy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anagogy>. Sep 2019 ».
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