Examples of similarity in a Sentence
I doubt that these words are related beyond a similarity in sound.
The books share a similarity of ideas.
I see a lot of similarities in them.
Looking at these fossils, I see some similarity to modern-day birds.
I see very little similarity between your situation and his.
Recent Examples of similarity from the Web
Even Koike’s talk of diversity bears a striking similarity to Abe’s rhetoric on providing opportunities for women, the elderly and the disabled.
The most pronounced similarities have little to do with the traditional demographic categories, like race, class and marital status.
Most people who make threats are young, but that’s basically where the similarities stop.
Modern historians doubt much of Livy’s account, noting similarities to other historic battles, but accept that Cincinnatus did serve as dictator in 458 B.C.
Surface similarities certainly don’t matter when a show posits itself as their creator, after all.
Aside from all the similarities, there is a living link between the new right of the 1970s and its new incarnation today: Richard Viguerie.
To its credit, the film doesn’t push any of those similarities
Josh Kushner and Jared Kushner both have backgrounds in investment, but that might be where the brothers’ similarities end.
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First Known Use of similarity
Synonymsalikeness, community, comparability, correspondence, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, similitude
Antonymsdifference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinctiveness, distinctness, unlikeness
Related Wordssemblance; affinity, analogousness; equation, equivalence, equivalency, par, parity; identicalness, identity, sameness; correlation, relationship; exchangeability, interchangeability; accordance, agreement, compatibility, conformity, congruity
Near Antonymsinequality; conflict, polarity; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, nonconformity; differentiability, discriminability, distinguishability; anomalousness, dichotomy; disproportion, imbalance, inequality, nonequivalence
Synonym Discussion of similarity
- a remarkable likeness to his late father
- some similarity between the two cases
- statements that bear little resemblance to the truth
- two schools of social thought showing points of similitude
- pointed out analogies to past wars
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