alike

  • 1 alike — alike·ness; un·alike; sound·alike; alike; …

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  • 2 Alike — or Aalike (Kannada/Tulu ಅಳಿಕೆ)is village in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.The village is famous for Satya Sai educational institute.There is public health entre ( PHC ) run by government of Karnataka. Tulu, Kannada and Konkani are… …

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  • 3 alike — [adj] similar akin, allied, analogous, approximate, associated, carbon copy*, cognate, comparable, concurrent, correspondent, corresponding, dead ringer*, ditto*, double, duplicate, equal, equivalent, even, facsimile, identical, indistinguishable …

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  • 4 Alike — A*like ([.a]*l[imac]k), a. [AS. onl[=i]c, gel[=i]c; pref. [=a] + like.] Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference. [Now used only predicatively.] [1913 Webster] The darkness and the light are both alike to thee. Ps. cxxxix. 12 …

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  • 5 Alike — A*like , adv. [AS. gel[=i]ce, onl[=i]ce.] In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 alike — I adjective accordant, akin, allied, analogous, cognate, comparable, copied, correspondent, corresponding, duplicate, equable, equal, equivalent, even, identical, indistinguishable, interchangeable, kindred, matched, mated, parallel, resemblant,… …

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  • 7 alike — (adj.) c.1300, aliche, from O.E. gelic and/or onlice similar, from P.Gmc. *galikam associated form (Cf. O.Fris. gelik, Ger. gleich, Goth. galeiks, O.N. glikr; see LIKE (Cf. like) (adj.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 alike — *like, similar, analogous, comparable, akin, parallel, uniform, identical Analogous words: *same, selfsame, equivalent, identical Antonyms: different Contrasted words: *distinct, separate: *different, divergent, diverse, disparate, various …

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  • 9 alike — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ similar. ► ADVERB ▪ in a similar way. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 10 alike — [ə līk′] adj. [ME olike < OE gelic, onlike & ON (g)likr, alikr < PGmc * galik < * ga (< IE * ge , perfective prefix) + * lik : see LIKE1] like one another; showing resemblance; similar: usually used in the predicate adv. 1. in the… …

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  • 11 alike — [[t]əla͟ɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If two or more things are alike, they are similar in some way. We looked very alike. Ant: different 2) ADV GRADED: ADV after v Alike means in a similar way. They even dressed alike. ...their assumption… …

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  • 12 alike — a|like1 [ ə laık ] adjective never before noun if people or things are alike, they are similar in some way: The two versions of the text are alike in many ways. The sisters don t really look alike. alike a|like 2 [ ə laık ] adverb * 1. ) in the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 alike — a|like1 [əˈlaık] adj [not before noun] [: Old English; Origin: onlic, from on + lic body ] very similar ▪ My mother and I are alike in many ways. alike 2 alike2 adv 1.) in a similar way ▪ The twins were dressed alike. →great minds think alike …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 alike — I UK [əˈlaɪk] / US adverb * 1) in the same way or in a similar way Not everyone acts or thinks alike. 2) used for referring to two people or things equally It s a show that appeals to young and old alike. II UK [əˈlaɪk] / US adjective [never… …

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  • 15 alike — [əˈlaɪk] adj I similar The sisters don t really look alike.[/ex] II adv alike [əˈlaɪk] 1) in the same way or in a similar way Students of both sexes dressed alike.[/ex] 2) used for referring to two people or things equally It s a show that… …

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  • 16 alike — alikeness, n. /euh luyk /, adv. 1. in the same manner or form; similarly: They treated all customers alike. 2. to the same degree; equally: All three were guilty alike. adj. 3. having resemblance or similarity; having or showing no marked or… …

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  • 17 alike — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem ADVERB ▪ remarkably, very, very much ▪ exactly …

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  • 18 alike — 1 adjective (not before noun) very similar: My mother and I are alike in many ways. 2 adverb 1 in a similar way: The twins were dressed alike. 2 equally: I enjoyed being on this course. | I learned a lot from teachers and students alike …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 alike — a•like [[t]əˈlaɪk[/t]] adv. 1) in the same manner: to treat all customers alike[/ex] 2) to the same degree: All three were guilty alike[/ex] 3) similar or comparable: Not all twins are alike[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 950; ME alyke, in part… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 alike — I. adverb Date: 14th century in the same manner, form, or degree ; equally < was denounced by teachers and students alike > II. adjective Etymology: Middle English ilik, ilich (from Old English gelīc) & alik, alteration of Old English onlīc, from …

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