Similize
Similize Sim"i*lize, v. t. To liken; to compare; as, to similize a person, thing, or act. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

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  • similize — sim·i·lize …   English syllables

  • similize — ˈsiməˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: simile + ize : liken, compare; especially : to express in simile …   Useful english dictionary

  • similiser — [ similize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1902 au p. p.; de simili (soie) ♦ Techn. Traiter (le coton) par un mercerisage qui lui donne un aspect soyeux. P. p. adj. Coton similisé, mercerisé, qui a un aspect soyeux. ⇒ simili. N. m. SIMILISAGE ,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • similisage — similiser [ similize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1902 au p. p.; de simili (soie) ♦ Techn. Traiter (le coton) par un mercerisage qui lui donne un aspect soyeux. P. p. adj. Coton similisé, mercerisé, qui a un aspect soyeux. ⇒ simili. N. m.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • assimilate — Synonyms and related words: Americanize, Anglicize, ablate, absorb, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, acculturate, acculturize, adapt, adapt to, add, adjust, adjust to, admit, adopt, adsorb, affiliate, agree with, amalgamate, analogize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • balance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, accommodate, accord, account, account current, account rendered, account stated, adjust, afterglow, afterimage, agree, amount to, analogize, analogousness, aplomb, arrangement, assess, assets,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • compare — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, analogize, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, assimilate, associate, balance, be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bracket, bring into analogy, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • confront — Synonyms and related words: accost, advance, affront, alight upon, analogize, approach, appropinquate, approximate, assimilate, await, baffle, balance, balk, be imminent, be in store, bear down on, bear down upon, bear up, beard, bell the cat,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contrast — Synonyms and related words: allegory, analogize, analogy, antagonism, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, arc lighting, assimilate, bad copy, bad likeness, balance, balancing, black and white, bracket, bring into analogy, bring into comparison,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • counterpose — Synonyms and related words: analogize, antagonize, assimilate, balance, be antipathetic, be at cross purposes, be inimical, be opposed to, beat against, bring into analogy, bring into comparison, clash, collide, compare, compare and contrast,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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