similarity

  • 1 Similarity — Sim i*lar i*ty, n.; pl. { ties}. [Cf. F. similarit[ e].] The quality or state of being similar; likeness; resemblance; as, a similarity of features. [1913 Webster] Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 similarity — index analogy, conformity (agreement), identity (similarity), par (equality), parity, relation ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 similarity — 1660s, from SIMILAR (Cf. similar) + ITY (Cf. ity), or from Fr. similarité. Related: Similarities …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 similarity — *likeness, resemblance, similtude, analogy, affinity Analogous words: *comparison, contrast, collation, parallel: agreement, accordance, harmonizing or harmony, correspondence (see corresponding verbs at AGREE) Antonyms: dissimilarity …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 similarity — [n] likeness, correspondence affinity, agreement, alikeness, analogy, approximation, association, closeness, coincidence, collation, community, comparability, comparison, concordance, concurrence, conformity, congruence, congruity, connection,… …

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  • 6 similarity — [sim΄ə ler′ə tē] n. [ SIMILAR + ITY] 1. the state or quality of being similar; resemblance or likeness 2. pl. similarities a point, feature, or instance in which things are similar SYN. LIKENESS …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 similarity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close, considerable, great, remarkable, strong ▪ the close similarity in our ages ▪ clear, marked …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 similarity — sim|i|lar|i|ty W2 [ˌsımıˈlærıti] n plural similarities [U and C] if there is a similarity between two things or people, they are similar in some way ≠ ↑difference →↑likeness similarity between ▪ There are some striking similarities between the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 similarity */*/ — UK [ˌsɪməˈlærətɪ] / US [ˌsɪmɪˈlerətɪ] noun Word forms similarity : singular similarity plural similarities 1) [countable/uncountable] the degree to which one thing is similar to another thing, or the fact that they are similar similarity between …

    English dictionary

  • 10 similarity — sim|i|lar|i|ty [ ,sımı lerəti ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount the degree to which one thing is similar to another thing, or the fact that they are similar: similarity between: The similarity between the two stories suggests Lowry wrote them both …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 Similarity — Similar redirects here. For the place in India, see Shimla. Contents 1 Specific definitions 2 In mathematics 3 In computer science 4 In other fields …

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  • 12 similarity — n. 1) to bear (a) similarity 2) a striking similarity 3) a similarity among, between; to * * * [ˌsɪmɪ lærɪtɪ] between to a striking similarity a similarity among to bear (a) similarity …

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  • 13 Similarity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Similarity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 similarity similarity resemblance likeness similitude semblance Sgm: N 1 affinity affinity approximation parallelism Sgm: N 1 agreement agreement &c. 23 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 similarity — [[t]sɪ̱mɪlæ̱rɪti[/t]] similarities 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N between/in/with n If there is a similarity between two or more things, they are similar to each other. The astonishing similarity between my brother and my first born son... There was a very… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 similarity — noun 1 (U) the fact of being similar to something else, or the degree to which two or more things are similar to each other; resemblance (+ between): a striking similarity between the two designs (+ to): What I like about his poetry is its… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 similarity — [ˌsɪməˈlærəti] noun 1) [C/U] the degree to which one thing is similar to another thing, or the fact that they are similar The similarity between the two stories suggests Lowry wrote them both.[/ex] a striking similarity of style[/ex] His… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 similarity — /sim euh lar i tee/, n., pl. similarities. 1. the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance. 2. an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another s: a similarity of diction. [1655 65; SIMILAR + ITY] Syn. 1. similitude,… …

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  • 18 similarity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Resemblance Nouns 1. similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance; affinity, approximation, parallelism; agreement; analogy; family likeness; alliteration, rhyme, pun. See imitation, nearness …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 similarity — noun the similarity between John and his daughter Syn: resemblance, likeness, sameness, similitude, comparability, correspondence, parallel, equivalence, homogeneity, indistinguishability, uniformity; archaic semblance See note at likeness …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 similarity — panašumas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. analogy; likeness; similarity vok. Analogie, f; Ähnlichkeit, f rus. аналогия, f; подобие, n; сходство, n pranc. analogie, f; similitude, f …

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