Meaning of SIMILAR in English

SIMILAR

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , feel , look , sound , taste

▪ appear , seem

▪ become

▪ remain

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ remarkably , strikingly

The three portraits are remarkably ~.

▪ basically , broadly , essentially , fundamentally , roughly , vaguely

countries with broadly ~ characteristics

▪ superficially

Their experiences are superficially ~.

▪ qualitatively , substantially

▪ surprisingly

▪ eerily , uncannily

The scene in the picture was eerily ~ to what I had seen in my dream.

PREPOSITION

▪ in

The two houses are ~ in size.

▪ to

Snake meat tastes ~ to chicken.

Similar is used with these nouns: ↑ background , ↑ fashion , ↑ fate , ↑ frequency , ↑ kind , ↑ pattern , ↑ position , ↑ predicament , ↑ proportion , ↑ scenario , ↑ size , ↑ sort , ↑ way

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