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similar vs. similarly
[ sim-uh-ler ]
- having a likeness or resemblance, especially in a general way: two similar houses.
- (of figures) having the same shape; having corresponding sides proportional and corresponding angles equal: similar triangles.
- (of two square matrices) related by means of a similarity transformation.
[ sim-uh-ler-lee ]
- in a way that shows a general but not exact resemblance:The lab charges anywhere from $50 to $100 per blood test; other procedures are priced similarly.