Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

similarity

[sim-uh-lar-i-tee] /ˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ ti/
noun, plural similarities.
1.
the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.
2.
an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another's:
a similarity of diction.
Origin of similarity
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65; similar + -ity
Related forms
nonsimilarity, noun, plural nonsimilarities.
unsimilarity, noun, plural unsimilarities.
Synonyms
1. similitude, correspondence, parallelism. See resemblance.
Antonyms
1. difference.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for similarities
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
Word Origin and History for similarities

similarity

n.

"state of being similar," 1660s, from similar + -ity, or from French similarité. Related: Similarities "points of resemblance" (1838).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for similarity

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for similarities

14
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for similarities