[ adjective ] marked by correspondence or resemblance
"similar food at similar prices" "problems similar to mine" "they wore similar coats"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
A similar resolution passed in the Senate by a vote of 29 - 5 .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
When the shouting ended , the bill passed , 114 to 4 , sending it to the Senate , where a similar proposal is being sponsored by Sen._George_Parkhouse of Dallas .(The New York Times,...)
Four years later he resigned to take a similar job with the Green_Bay_Packers .(Mr. America, 4:6...)
Super-Set No. 2 is made_up of similar exercises , but this time done with dumbbells , and using both `` moon '' and flat_benches .(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)
There is one exception to the above statement as has been pointed_out , and that is that fluids can relax by flowing into fields of lower rates of shear , so the statement should be modified by stating that the mechanics are similar .
[ adjective ] having the same or similar characteristics
"all politicians are alike" "they looked utterly alike" "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
Used in print(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)
In a similar vein , but writing from the opposite side , Thomas_Taylor , a private in the 6_th Alabama_Volunteers , in a letter to his wife , stated : `` You know that my heart is with you but I never could have been satisfied to have staid at home when my country is invaded by a thievin foe By a set of cowardly Skunks whose Motto is Booty .(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)
Religious faith can be considered a necessary condition of membership in a congregation , since the decision to join a worshiping group requires some motive force , but faith is not a sufficient condition for joining ; the presence of other members of similar social and economic level is the sufficient condition .
The task of a congregation would be defined , according to economic integration , as the work of co-opting individuals and families of similar social and economic position to replenish the nuclear core of the congregation .
Missionary outreach by friendly contact looks somewhat different when one reflects on what is known about friendly contact in metropolitan neighborhoods ; the majority of such contacts are with people of similar social and economic position ; association by level of achievement is the dominant principle of informal relations .
The inner life of congregations will prosper so_long as like-minded people of similar social and economic level can fraternize together ; the outer life of congregations - the suitability of the environment to their survival - will be propitious so_long as the people in the area are of the same social and economic level as the membership .
[ adjective ] (of words) expressing closely related meanings
[ adjective ] resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination
"suits of like design" "a limited circle of like minds" "as like as two peas in a pod" "doglike devotion" "a dreamlike quality"