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  • 1 similar — SIMILÁR, Ă, similari, e, adj. De aceeaşi natură, de acelaşi fel; asemănător, analog. – Din fr. similaire. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 24.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SIMILÁR adj. analog, apropiat, asemănător, asemenea, corespondent, înrudit, (înv.)… …

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  • 2 Similar — Sim i*lar, a. [F. similaire, fr. L. similis like, similar. See {Same}, a., and cf. {Simulate}.] 1. Exactly corresponding; resembling in all respects; precisely like. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearly corresponding; resembling in many respects; somewhat… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 similar — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the same kind in appearance, character, or quantity, without being identical. 2) (of geometrical figures) having the same angles and proportions, though of different sizes. DERIVATIVES similarity noun similarly adverb. USAGE Use …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 similar — I adjective agreeing, allied, analogous, approximate, close, cognate, collateral, companion, comparable, conformable, congeneric, congenerical, congruent, connatural, consimilar, consubstantial, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent,… …

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  • 5 Similar — Sim i*lar, n. That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 similar — adj. 2 g. 1. Que é da mesma natureza. 2. Semelhante. 3. Homogêneo. • s. m. 4. Objeto similar …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 7 similar — is followed by to: • It seemed to me that she was acknowledging an emotion similar to my own C. Rumens, 1987 …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 similar — adjetivo 1. Que tiene semejanza, analogía o parecido con una cosa: Las características de los dos modelos son similares. Una medida similar ha sido ya aplicada antes …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 9 similar to — index comparative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 similar — 1610s (earlier similary, 1560s), from Fr. similaire, from an extended form of L. similis like, from Old L. semol together, from PIE root *sem /*som same (see SAME (Cf. same)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 similar — *like, alike, analogous, comparable, akin, parallel, uniform, identical Analogous words: *same, equivalent, equal, identical: corresponding, correlative, complementary, *reciprocal Antonyms: dissimilar Contrasted words: *different, disparate,… …

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  • 12 similar — [adj] very much alike agnate, akin, allied, analogous, coincident, coincidental, coinciding, collateral, companion, comparable, complementary, congruent, congruous, consonant, consubstantial, correlative, corresponding, homogeneous, identical, in …

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  • 13 similar — (De símil). adj. Que tiene semejanza o analogía con algo …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 14 similar — [sim′ə lər] adj. [Fr similaire < L similis: see SAME] 1. nearly but not exactly the same or alike; having a resemblance 2. Geom. having the same shape, but not the same size or position similarly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 similar — sim|i|lar W1S1 [ˈsımələ, ˈsımılə US ər] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: similaire, from Latin similis like, similar ] almost the same →↑alike ≠ ↑different ▪ We have similar tastes in music. ▪ Both approaches seem to achieve similar… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 similar — sim|i|lar [ sımılər ] adjective *** 1. ) things that are similar share some qualities but are not exactly the same: We have similar hobbies and interests. A second study produced remarkably similar results. similar to: Their situation seems to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 similar — adj. 1) strikingly similar 2) similar in (similar in outlook) 3) similar to (this specimen is similar to that one) * * * [ sɪm(ə)lə] strikingly similar similar to (this specimen is similar to that one) similar in (similar in outlook) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 similar — 01. The culture of the United States is quite [similar] to that of Canada. 02. Despite the twins physical [similarity], their characters are totally different. 03. Horse meat tastes [similar] to beef. 04. My friend Dave and I have [similar]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 similar */*/*/ — UK [ˈsɪmɪlə(r)] / US [ˈsɪmɪlər] adjective 1) things that are similar share some qualities but are not exactly the same We have similar hobbies and interests. A second study produced remarkably similar results. similar to: Their situation is very… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 similar — adjective Etymology: French similaire, from Latin similis like, similar more at same Date: 1611 1. having characteristics in common ; strictly comparable 2. alike in substance or essentials ; corresponding < no two animal habitats are exactly… …

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