- the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.
- an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another's: a similarity of diction.
Origin of similarity
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1. similitude, correspondence, parallelism. See resemblance.
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Examples from the Web for similarities
That may be, but experts say that “similarities” to other attacks is hardly a slam dunk.FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence
December 30, 2014
Even on the Israeli side some have recognized the similarities.Arabs Are the Michael Browns of Israel
December 3, 2014
Similarities between that tragedy and injuries today prove that not much has changed in a century.When West Point Football Turned Fatal
October 30, 2014
If you think about the past, going back to Will Gardner, there are similarities between Cary and Will.‘The Good Wife’ Star Mike Colter Defends Lemond Bishop’s Killer Instincts
September 29, 2014
Yet both its similarities and differences from Earth make Titan very interesting.A Cloud Forms Over Saturn’s Mysterious Moon
Matthew R. Francis
August 17, 2014
In association, similarities and attractions are felt and differences are forgotten.Latin America and the United States
The similarities in the case of China are not so marked, but they are substantial.History of Religion
But if there are similarities, think of the dissimilarities, and how they are to be explained.India: What can it teach us?
F. Max Mller
Plekhanov said, "Similarities to the Egyptians and Sumerians."Adaptation
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Awareness of similarities was embodied in means of interaction.The Civilization of Illiteracy
Word Origin and History for similarities
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