Meaning of SIMILITUDE in English

SIMILITUDE

transcription, транскрипция: [ sə-ˈmi-lə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd ]

noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, allegory, analogy, from Latin similitudo resemblance, from similis

Date: 14th century

1.

a. : counterpart , double

b. : a visible likeness : image

2. : an imaginative comparison : simile

3.

a. : correspondence in kind or quality

b. : a point of comparison

Synonyms: see likeness

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