similar

adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, sound, taste
appear, seem
become
remain
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
remarkably, strikingly

The three portraits are remarkably similar.

basically, broadly, essentially, fundamentally, roughly, vaguely

countries with broadly similar characteristics

superficially

Their experiences are superficially similar.

qualitatively, substantially
surprisingly
eerily, uncannily

The scene in the picture was eerily similar to what I had seen in my dream.

PREPOSITION
in

The two houses are similar in size.

to

Snake meat tastes similar to chicken.

Similar is used with these nouns: ↑background, ↑fashion, ↑fate, ↑frequency, ↑kind, ↑pattern, ↑position, ↑predicament, ↑proportion, ↑scenario, ↑size, ↑sort, ↑way

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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.)… …   Dicționar Român

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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