similarity

noun
ADJECTIVE
close, considerable, great, remarkable, strong

the close similarity in our ages

clear, marked, obvious
eerie, striking, uncanny
significant
certain
basic, fundamental
apparent, perceived, superficial
broad, general
cultural, physical, structural
… OF SIMILARITY
degree
VERB + SIMILARITY
bear, have

The area bears a superficial similarity to Tokyo.

reveal, show
find, note, notice, see, spot
highlight, point out
recognize
share

These theories share certain similarities.

explain

a route across the Pacific which may explain the similarity between the two cultures

SIMILARITY + VERB
exist
end

Here the similarity with Western politics ends.

PREPOSITION
similarity between
similarity in

the striking similarity in their appearance

similarity to

the chimpanzee's similarity to humans

similarity with

The panel shows marked similarities with mosaics found elsewhere.

PHRASES
a point of similarity

There are several points of similarity between the two cases.


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  • 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 — 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

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