similarity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1664 1. the quality or state of being similar ; resemblance 2. a comparable aspect ; correspondence Synonyms: see likeness

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  • Similarity — Sim i*lar i*ty, n.; pl. { ties}. [Cf. F. similarit[ e].] The quality or state of being similar; likeness; resemblance; as, a similarity of features. [1913 Webster] Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • similarity — index analogy, conformity (agreement), identity (similarity), par (equality), parity, relation ( …   Law dictionary

  • similarity — 1660s, from SIMILAR (Cf. similar) + ITY (Cf. ity), or from Fr. similarité. Related: Similarities …   Etymology dictionary

  • similarity — *likeness, resemblance, similtude, analogy, affinity Analogous words: *comparison, contrast, collation, parallel: agreement, accordance, harmonizing or harmony, correspondence (see corresponding verbs at AGREE) Antonyms: dissimilarity …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • similarity — [n] likeness, correspondence affinity, agreement, alikeness, analogy, approximation, association, closeness, coincidence, collation, community, comparability, comparison, concordance, concurrence, conformity, congruence, congruity, connection,… …   New thesaurus

  • similarity — [sim΄ə ler′ə tē] n. [ SIMILAR + ITY] 1. the state or quality of being similar; resemblance or likeness 2. pl. similarities a point, feature, or instance in which things are similar SYN. LIKENESS …   English World dictionary

  • similarity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close, considerable, great, remarkable, strong ▪ the close similarity in our ages ▪ clear, marked …   Collocations dictionary

  • similarity — sim|i|lar|i|ty W2 [ˌsımıˈlærıti] n plural similarities [U and C] if there is a similarity between two things or people, they are similar in some way ≠ ↑difference →↑likeness similarity between ▪ There are some striking similarities between the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • similarity */*/ — UK [ˌsɪməˈlærətɪ] / US [ˌsɪmɪˈlerətɪ] noun Word forms similarity : singular similarity plural similarities 1) [countable/uncountable] the degree to which one thing is similar to another thing, or the fact that they are similar similarity between …   English dictionary

  • similarity — sim|i|lar|i|ty [ ,sımı lerəti ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount the degree to which one thing is similar to another thing, or the fact that they are similar: similarity between: The similarity between the two stories suggests Lowry wrote them both …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Similarity — Similar redirects here. For the place in India, see Shimla. Contents 1 Specific definitions 2 In mathematics 3 In computer science 4 In other fields …   Wikipedia

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