- simian virus,
- simian virus 40,
- similarity transformation,
- similia similibus curantur
Origin of similar
Examples from the Web for similar
On Dec. 30, she filed a similar lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court.Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Hopefully not overly close, but we talk about it in the episode how similar it is.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
Rates are thought to be similar in developed countries around the world.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My dad was a sailor, and all through my childhood he was away half of the time at sea, and to an extent I have a similar job.
Nothing but the truth has dictated these reminiscences, from which I have undoubtedly omitted many things of similar importance.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
We could give many instances of a similar kind, did our limits permit.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags|James Holbrook
We know of no similar articles in historic times in Baja California, nor to the north in southern California.A Burial Cave in Baja California|William C. Massey
Some thirty others of the National party followed his example of defiance with a similar result.
He was accustomed to tent life and camping out, and helped us much in similar experiences.A Girl's Ride in Iceland|Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
Word Origin for similar
"having characteristics in common," 1610s (earlier similary, 1560s), from French similaire, from a Medieval Latin extended form of Latin similis "like, resembling," from Old Latin semol "together," from PIE root *sem- (1) "one, as one, together with" (see same). The noun meaning "that which is similar" is from 1650s. Related: Similarly.