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Definition of 'similar'

Adjective

  1. marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
       Antonyms: dissimilar
  2. having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
       Synonyms: alike like
       Antonyms: unalike dissimilar
  3. resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality"
       Synonyms: like
       Antonyms: unlike dissimilar different
  4. (of words) expressing closely related meanings
  5. capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability; "interchangeable electric outlets" "interchangeable parts"
       Synonyms: exchangeable interchangeable standardized standardised


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