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similarity

sim·i·lar·i·ty

similarity

 
pronunciation:
sI m lae rih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: similarities
definition 1: the state or quality of being similar; resemblance.
There was no similarity between this crime and the one last week.The teacher was disturbed at the similarity of the two students' papers.
synonyms:
likeness, parallelism, resemblance, similitude
antonyms:
contrast, difference, disparity, dissimilarity, diversity
similar words:
affinity, analogy, identity, semblance
definition 2: a specific point or instance of likeness.
She pointed out some of the similarities between the two languages.
synonyms:
resemblance
antonyms:
difference, dissimilarity, distinction, diversity
similar words:
identity