similar

Similar things are alike. If you and your best friend both like walking, mystery novels, and chocolate, and you both dislike jogging, science fiction, and Brussels sprouts, the two of you have similar tastes.

The Latin root for similar is similis, meaning "like." If two movies have similar plots, you might like one better because it has a better script or more interesting actors. If you're tired of being told how similar you are to your long-haired, friendly mother, you could cut your hair. Or start being rude. Remember that similar ends in "lar" even though it might not sound like it.

Definitions of similar
1

adj having the same or similar characteristics

Synonyms:
alike, like
Antonyms:
dissimilar, unalike
not alike or similar

adj resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination

Synonyms:
like
like-minded
of the same turn of mind
look-alike
resembling closely
suchlike
of the same kind
same
closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
Antonyms:
different, dissimilar, unlike
marked by dissimilarity

adj marked by correspondence or resemblance

similar food at similar prices”
“problems similar to mine”
“they wore similar coats”
Synonyms:
same
closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
akin, kindred
similar in quality or character
analogous, correspondent
similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
confusable, mistakable
so similar as to be easily identified for another thing
connatural
similar in nature
corresponding
similar especially in position or purpose
quasi
having some resemblance
sympathetic
having similar disposition and tastes
Antonyms:
dissimilar
not similar

adj (of words) expressing closely related meanings

Synonyms:
synonymous
(of words) meaning the same or nearly the same

adj capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability

Synonyms:
exchangeable, interchangeable, standardised, standardized
replaceable
capable of being replaced

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