I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

II. RELATION

3. PARTIAL RELATION

Similarity.

[Antonyms: difference, dissimilarity.]

[Nouns] similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance; affinity, approximation, parallelism; agreement [more]; analogy, analogicalness; correspondence, homoiousia, parity.

connaturalness, connaturality; brotherhood, family likeness.

alliteration, rhyme, pun.

repetition [more]; sameness (identity) [more]; uniformity [more]; isogamy.

analogue; the like; match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister; one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum, Arcades ambo, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne; gens de meme famille.

parallel; simile; type (metaphor) [more]; image (representation) [more]; photograph; close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance.

[Verbs] be similar; look like, resemble, bear resemblance; smack of, savor of; approximate; parallel, match, rhyme with; take after; imitate. [more]; favor, span [U. S.].

render similar; assimilate, approximate, bring near; connaturalize, make alike; rhyme, pun.

[Adjectives] similar; resembling; like, alike; twin.

analogous, analogical; parallel, of a piece; such as, so; homoiousian.

connatural, congener, allied to; akin to (consanguineous).

approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like; a show of; mock, pseudo, simulating, representing.

exact (true) [more]; lifelike, faithful; true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of; for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau; as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare; instar omnium, cast in the same mold, ridiculously like.

[Adverbs] as if, so to speak; as it were, as if it were; quasi, just as, veluti in speculum.

[Phrases] et sic de similibus; tel maitre tel valet; tel pere tel fils; like master, like servant; like father, like son; the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree; a chip off the old block.

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