What is another word for similar?

Pronunciation: [sˈɪmɪlə] (IPA)

When we want to express that two or more things are alike or have resemblance, we can use synonyms for the word "similar." Words like "alike," "comparable," "analogous," "related," "corresponding," "equivalent," "parallel," and "resembling" can be great ways to vary our language and add nuance to our descriptions. For example, we might say that two paintings are analogous in their use of color and composition, or that two people have corresponding interests and hobbies. Using synonyms for "similar" can help us avoid repetition, capture more specific nuances of meaning, and make our writing more precise and engaging.

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What are the paraphrases for Similar?

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What are the hypernyms for Similar?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for similar?

Similarity refers to things that have such qualities in common that they appear to be alike. However, not everything is alike, and therefore, we have antonyms that help us express the opposite of similarity. Some antonyms for the word "similar" could be dissimilar, different, or divergent. Dissimilarity refers to things that lack common qualities or properties, while different means that things are not alike and have marked distinction. Divergent refers to things that move apart in different directions, indicating a clear difference between them. These antonyms help us to portray differences and dissimilarities between two entities that cannot be compared as similar.

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Usage examples for Similar

It is by a similar act we receive healing from the cross of Christ.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
I had a similar case six months ago.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
"Something very similar," laughed Irma.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with Similar

  • That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been.
    Lascelles Abercrombie
  • Man's striving for order, of which art is but one manifestation, derives from a similar universal tendency throughout the organic world; it is also paralleled by, and perhaps derived from, the striving towards the state of simplest structure in physical systems.
    Rudolf Arnheim
  • He actually came up to me and we started speaking. And from that conversation we were able to come to a meeting of the minds and it seemed as if it was clear to me that he wanted to do similar things to what I wanted to do.
    Maurice Ashley
  • I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union.
    Fredrik Bajer
  • Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
    James A. Baldwin

Similar words: alike, like, resembling, same, equivalent

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