Definition of similar
- similar triangles
- similar polygons
Our cats are similar in size.
You two look very similar to each other.
They had similar experiences growing up, even though they came from vastly different backgrounds.
We got remarkably similar results.
I was going to say something similar.
I would have reacted in a similar way if it had happened to me.
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approaching, approximating, close, coextensive, coincident, conformable, conforming, consistent, consonant, duplicate, equal, equivalent, identical, indistinguishable, interchangeable, me-too, redundant, same, selfsame, substitutable, synonymous, twin;
on the order of;
: almost the same as someone or something else
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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