Meaning of PARALLEL in English


n. 25B6; adjective

parallel lines : SIDE BY SIDE, aligned, collateral, equidistant.

parallel careers : SIMILAR, analogous, comparable, corresponding, like, of a kind, akin, related, equivalent, matching.

a parallel universe : COEXISTING, coexistent, concurrent; contemporaneous, simultaneous, synchronous.


25B6; noun

an exact parallel : COUNTERPART, analogue, equivalent, likeness, match, twin, duplicate, mirror.

there is an interesting parallel between these figures : SIMILARITY, likeness, resemblance, analogy, correspondence, equivalence, correlation, relation, symmetry, parity.

25B6; verb

his experiences parallel mine : RESEMBLE, be similar to, be like, bear a resemblance to; correspond to, be analogous to, be comparable/equivalent to, equate with/to, correlate with, imitate, echo, remind one of, duplicate, mirror, follow, match.

her performance has never been paralleled : EQUAL, match, rival, emulate.

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