- 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 similarity
Hitchcock was fascinated when I pointed out the similarity, and considered it at some length.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
Online commenters remarked that the student bore a similarity to one of the suspects pictured in a picture released by the FBI.Web Sleuths Get It Wrong Again in Ferguson
August 15, 2014
I am pretty happy-go-lucky in general, so that is also a similarity.Shakespeare Comes to Hulu with ‘Complete Works’
June 11, 2014
The easiest way to satisfy the similarity requirement would be to purchase one or more other sports franchises.
Paprika has a huge cult following and Nolan has quietly admitted a similarity.Hollywood Sci-Fi Films Are Ripping Off Anime
April 18, 2014
Strange, that with this similarity of taste we could never agree!Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.The Devil's Dictionary
Theirs it was to obey orders, but all similarity ended there.The Law-Breakers
The similarity between the words Offer and Over is very obvious.Y Gododin
Several points of similarity and contrast may be observed between them.Laws
Word Origin and History for similarity
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