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Adjective: similar  si-mu-lu(r) or sim-lu(r)
  1. Marked by correspondence or resemblance
    "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"; "similar food at similar prices"
  2. Having the same or nearly the same characteristics
    "all politicians are similar";
    - alike, like
  3. (of words) expressing closely related meanings
  4. Capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability
    "similar electric outlets";
    - exchangeable, interchangeable, standardized, standardised [Brit]
  5. Resembling; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination
    "suits of similar design";
    - like

See also: akin, alikeness [rare], analogous, confusable, connatural, correspondent, corresponding, kindred, like-minded, likeness, look-alike, mistakable, mistakeable, quasi, replaceable, same, similarity, similitude, suchlike, sympathetic, synonymous

Antonym: dissimilar, unlike

Encyclopedia: Similar