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1. similar

adjective. ['ˈsɪməlɝ'] marked by correspondence or resemblance.

Synonyms

  • quasi
  • sympathetic
  • akin
  • correspondent
  • confusable
  • same
  • similarity
  • analogous
  • connatural
  • corresponding
  • kindred

Antonyms

  • different
  • dissimilar
  • other
  • changed

Etymology

  • similaire (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Similar

  • simler
  • kimler

How do you pronounce similar?

Pronounce similar as ˈsɪmələr.

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How do you spell similar? Is it simular ?

A common misspelling of similar is simular

Example sentences of the word similar


1. Adjective
If you find a story that appeals to you, you can format your announcement in a similar way.

Quotes containing the word similar


1. Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
- Clive Bell

2. I always think part of success is being able to replicate results, taking what is interesting or viable about yourself as a professional person and seeing if you bring it into different situations with similar results.
- Robert Downey, Jr.

3. G.I. humor is similar to cop humor.
- Nelson DeMille

2. similar

adjective. ['ˈsɪməlɝ'] having the same or similar characteristics.

Synonyms

  • alikeness
  • like
  • likeness
  • similitude

Antonyms

  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness
  • uncompassionate
  • inharmonious

Etymology

  • similaire (French)

3. similar

adjective. ['ˈsɪməlɝ'] resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination.

Synonyms

  • like
  • same
  • like-minded
  • suchlike

Antonyms

  • unlike
  • unkind
  • unsympathetic
  • uncongenial

Etymology

  • similaire (French)

4. similar

adjective. ['ˈsɪməlɝ'] (of words) expressing closely related meanings.

Antonyms

  • nonuniformity

Etymology

  • similaire (French)

5. similar

adjective. ['ˈsɪməlɝ'] capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability.

Synonyms

  • interchangeable
  • standardised
  • standardized
  • replaceable

Antonyms

  • unrelated
  • unequal
  • varied
  • difference

Etymology

  • similaire (French)
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