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similitude

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Synonyms and Antonyms of similitude

  1. 1 the quality or state of having many qualities in common the striking similitude between that modern city and the Rome of ancient times Synonyms of similitude alikeness, community, comparability, correspondence, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, similarityWords Related to similitude semblance; affinity, analogousness; equation, equivalence, equivalency, par, parity; identicalness, identity, sameness; correlation, relationship; exchangeability, interchangeability; accordance, agreement, compatibility, conformity, congruityNear Antonyms of similitude inequality; conflict, polarity; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, nonconformity; differentiability, discriminability, distinguishability; anomalousness, dichotomy; disproportion, imbalance, inequality, nonequivalenceAntonyms of similitude difference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinctiveness, distinctness, unlikeness

  2. 2 a point which two or more things share in common the two robberies, committed on opposite ends of the country, show some curious similitudes Synonyms of similitude commonality, common denominator, congruity, correspondence, parallel, resemblance, similarityWords Related to similitude counterpart, equal, equivalent; analogy; homologyNear Antonyms of similitude difference, discrepancy; deviance, divergence, incongruence, incongruity; change, modification, variationAntonyms of similitude dissimilarity

Synonym Discussion of similitude

likeness, similarity, resemblance, similitude, analogy mean agreement or correspondence in details. likeness implies a closer correspondence than similarity which often implies that things are merely somewhat alike.
    • a remarkable likeness to his late father
    • some similarity between the two cases
resemblance implies similarity chiefly in appearance or external qualities.
    • statements that bear little resemblance to the truth
similitude applies chiefly to correspondence between abstractions.
    • two schools of social thought showing points of similitude
analogy implies likeness or parallelism in relations rather than in appearance or qualities.
    • pointed out analogies to past wars

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