- in the same manner or form; similarly: They treated all customers alike.
- to the same degree; equally: All three were guilty alike.
- having resemblance or similarity; having or showing no marked or important difference: He thinks all politicians are alike.
Origin of alike
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Examples from the Web for alike
And when I say all our women, I mean all: Saudi and non-Saudi, Muslim and non-Muslim alike.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil
Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights
October 30, 2014
A quick Google search for political sex scandals will lead you to pages of naughtiness, Republican and Democratic alike.Christian Right-Wingers Love Porn: New Studies Suggest the Bible Belt Has A Kinky Side
October 11, 2014
And so, with a surprising suddenness, it has recently bloomed up among Republicans and Democrats alike.Lobbyist Derangement Syndrome Sweeps DC
August 8, 2014
They had both recently been hired by the company, which purchased a mobile-app startup called Alike, which was created by Zhang.Female Yahoo Exec Accused of Sex Abuse Fires Back
July 18, 2014
And people, citizens and “migrants” alike, should be required to receive them!D.C. Moron Phil Gingrey Spread Ebola Fever Over Immigrants
July 15, 2014
The Universal Father could surely not do otherwise than bless all alike.The Conquest of Fear
But, alike, young and old are neatly and wholesomely dressed.
Alike as to formation, aspect, and climate, the Causses are unique in France.'
In winter alike ordinary Mass and these celebrations were stopped by the snow.
But Linda had said that all women were alike in their hearts.Her Father's Daughter
- possessing the same or similar characteristicsthey all look alike to me
- in the same or a similar manner, way, or degreethey walk alike
Word Origin and History for alike
c.1300, aliche, from Old English gelic and/or onlice "similar," from Proto-Germanic *galikam "associated form" (cf. Old Frisian gelik, German gleich, Gothic galeiks, Old Norse glikr; see like (adj.)).