Meaning of SIMILARITY in English


/ ˌsɪməˈlærəti; NAmE / noun ( pl. -ies )


[ U , sing. ] similarity (between A and B) | similarity (to sb/sth) | similarity (in sth) the state of being like sb/sth but not exactly the same

SYN resemblance :

The report highlights the similarity between the two groups.

She bears a striking similarity to her mother.

There is some similarity in the way they sing.

They are both doctors but that is where the similarity ends.


[ C ] similarity (in / of sth) | similarity (to / with sb/sth) a feature that things or people have that makes them like each other

SYN resemblance :

a study of the similarities and differences between the two countries

similarities in / of style

The karate bout has many similarities to a boxing match.

OPP difference , dissimilarity

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.