- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||having resemblance or likeness.
Lee's handwriting is similar to mine.
- alike, like
- different, distinct, diverse, unlike
- similar words:
- akin, allied, close, equivalent, matching, parallel, related
||double, equal, even, same, uniform
The word similar
contains the following parts:
that means like, similar
that means of, pertaining to, or resembling
More about this word part:
The suffix -ar1attaches to bound Latinate bases to form adjectives. Most adjectives ending in -ar1 combine with the suffix -ity to form nouns ending in -arity. -ar1 is a variant of -al2, -ial that for phonological reasons occurs with bases ending in 'l'.