What word completes the analogy?
(What is an analogy?)


NEPTUNE : PLANET :: canoe : boat

  1. narrow
  2. paddles
  3. boat

The best answer is boat. The relationship between the first pair of words, NEPTUNE and PLANET, is that of item to category—one word names something that falls into the category, or group, named by the other word. Therefore, the second pair of words must also have an item-to-category relationship. A canoe is a type of boat.

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