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sim·i·lar

similar

 
 
pronunciation:
sI m lr
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: having resemblance or likeness.
Joan and Joanna are similar names.The houses are quite similar to each other, but they're painted different colors.The two songs are similar in style.
synonyms:
alike, comparable, like
antonyms:
different, disparate, dissimilar, distinct, divergent, diverse, unalike, unlike
similar words:
akin, allied, analogous, approximate, close, cognate, congruous, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, kindred, matching, parallel, related
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derivation: similarly (adv.)
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