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Similara. [F. similaire, fr. L. similis like, similar. See Same, a., and cf. Simulate.].
  •  Exactly corresponding; resembling in all respects; precisely like.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Nearly corresponding; resembling in many respects; somewhat like; having a general likeness.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Homogenous; uniform.  Boyle.  [1913 Webster]
Similar figures (Geom.), figures which differ from each other only in magnitude, being made up of the same number of like parts similarly situated. -- Similar rectilineal figures, such as have their several angles respectively equal, each to each, and their sides about the equal angles proportional. -- Similar solids, such as are contained by the same number of similar planes, similarly situated, and having like inclination to one another.
     That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.  [1913 Webster]


Similar, adj.
1 like, alike.
2 (often foll. by to) having a resemblance.
3 of the same kind, nature, or amount.
4 Geom. shaped alike.

similarity n. (pl. -ies). similarly adv.
F similaire or med.L similaris f. L similis like



agnate, akin, alike, analogical, analogous, aped, approximate, approximating, approximative, be like, close, collatable, commensurable, commensurate, comparable, comparative, complementary, consimilar, consonant, copied, correlative, correspond to, corresponding, counterfeit, equivalent, ersatz, fake, favoring, following, homogeneous, homologous, identical, imitated, imitation, like, matchable, mimicked, mock, much at one, much the same, near, nearly reproduced, nearly the same, not unlike, parallel, phony, proximate, reciprocal, relatable, relative, resemble, resembling, simulated, smacking of, something like, suggestive of, synthetic, uniform, uniform with




N similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance, affinity, approximation, parallelism, agreement, analogy, analogicalness, correspondence, homoiousia, parity, connaturalness, connaturality, brotherhood, family likeness, alliteration, rhyme, pun, repetition, sameness, uniformity, isogamy, analogue, the like, match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister, one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum, Arcades ambo, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne, gens de meme famille, parallel, simile, type, image, photograph, close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance, similar, resembling, like, alike, twin, analogous, analogical, parallel, of a piece, such as, so, homoiousian, connatural, congener, allied to, akin to, approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like, a show of, mock, pseudo, simulating, representing, exact, lifelike, faithful, true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of, for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau, as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare, instar omnium, cast in the same mold, ridiculously like, as if, so to speak, as it were, as if it were, quasi, just as, veluti in speculum, et sic de similibus, tel maitre tel valet, tel pere tel fils, like master, like servant, like father, like son, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, a chip off the old block.

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