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It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
Thomas Browne

Meaning of "alike" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ALIKE

Old English gelīc.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ALIKE

alike  [əˈlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Alike can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES ALIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Alike

Alike or Aalike is a village in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. There is a public health centre run by the government of Karnataka. The languages spoken are Tulu and Konkani. There are three educational institutions belonging to Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Trust in this village. This includes two schools and also one of the prime Pre-University colleges of Karnataka.

Definition of alike in the English dictionary

The definition of alike in the dictionary is possessing the same or similar characteristics. Other definition of alike is in the same or a similar manner, way, or degree.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALIKE


belike
bɪˈlaɪk
bird-like
ˈbɜːdˌlaɪk
childlike
ˈtʃaɪldˌlaɪk
dislike
dɪsˈlaɪk
godlike
ˈɡɒdˌlaɪk
homelike
ˈhəʊmˌlaɪk
human-like
ˈhjuːmənˌlaɪk
ladylike
ˈleɪdɪˌlaɪk
lifelike
ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk
like
laɪk
like-for-like
ˌlaɪkfəˈlaɪk
likes
ˈlaɪk
lookalike
ˈlʊkəˌlaɪk
mislike
mɪsˈlaɪk
moatlike
ˈməʊtˈlaɪk
summer-like
ˈsʌməˌlaɪk
sunlike
ˈsʌnˌlaɪk
unalike
ˌʌnəˈlaɪk
unlike
ʌnˈlaɪk
wandlike
ˈwɒndˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALIKE

alif
aliform
Aligarh
aligarta
alight
alighting gear
alightment
align
aligner
alignment
alikeness
aliment
alimental
alimentary
alimentary canal
alimentary tract
alimentation
alimentative
alimentiveness
alimonied

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALIKE

cell-like
Christlike
cloth-like
daughter-like
dreamlike
feel like
garden-like
guitar-like
jelly-like
jewel-like
metal-like
oil-like
scale-like
shell-like
stone-like
suchlike
tail-like
the like
there´s nothing like
virus-like

Synonyms and antonyms of alike in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ALIKE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «alike» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of alike

Translation of «alike» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALIKE

Find out the translation of alike to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of alike from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «alike» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

相似的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parecido
570 millions of speakers

English

alike
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक जैसे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على حد سواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parecido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একইভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

semblable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ähnlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

似ている
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비슷한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alike
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như nhau
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒன்றாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सारखा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

benzer
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

simile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podobne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la fel
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gelyk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

likadana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

alike
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of alike

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALIKE»

The term «alike» is very widely used and occupies the 6.930 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALIKE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «alike» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «alike» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about alike

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10 QUOTES WITH «ALIKE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word alike.
1
Christopher Alexander
I believe that all centers that appear in space - whether they originate in biology, in physical forces, in pure geometry, in color - are alike simply in that they all animate space. It is this animated space that has its functional effect upon the world, that determines the way things work, that governs the presence of harmony and life.
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Benigno Aquino III
Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years.
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Amelia Barr
It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.
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Paul Broun
We have a tremendous lack of knowledge of how far we have gotten away from the Constitution of the United States. Democrats and Republicans alike have taken us away from the original intent. You see, I believe in this document as our founding fathers intended it.
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Craig Brown
Somewhere in the back of their minds, hosts and guests alike know that the dinner party is a source of untold irritation, and that even the dullest evening spent watching television is preferable.
6
Pat Brown
Since there are only so many ways to kill a person, a good portion of homicides look pretty much alike.
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Thomas Browne
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
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Genevieve Bujold
I don't worry whether the period is contemporary or three hundred years ago. Human beings are all alike.
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Bonnie Jo Campbell
I love writing about men. To get by in the world you have to know how men think. Not that all guys think alike, but women tend to think about more things at the same time, an overgeneralization, but I find it easier to make my male characters focus than I do my female characters.
10
Jamais Cascio
Nobody's going to fix the world for us, but working together, making use of technological innovations and human communities alike, we might just be able to fix it ourselves.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALIKE»

Discover the use of alike in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to alike and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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No Two Alike: Human Nature and Human Individuality
This is the story of a scientific quest, but it is also the personal story of a courageous and innovative woman who refused to be satisfied with "what everyone knows is true."
Judith Rich Harris, 2010
2
Not All Twins are Alike: Psychological Profiles of Twinship
This book is a must-read for twins, their parents, and scholars, students, and other researchers and professionals dealing with mental health and child development.
Barbara Schave Klein, 2003
3
No Two Alike: with audio recording
No two snowflakes are alike, almost, almost . . . but not quite.
Keith Baker, 2011
4
We Are All Alike...We Are All Different
Kindergarten children describe the likenesses and differences among themselves.
‎2002
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Different & alike
Points out that some people are "different" because they are blind or deaf, have a speech disorder, are mentally handicapped, or have some other disability; but, in even more ways, they are "like" you.
Nancy P. McConnell, 1993
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Look-Alike Lawman
When big-city cop Grayson Wallace visits an elementary school for career day, he finds his heartstrings unexpectedly tugged by a six-year-old fatherless boy.
Glynna Kaye, 2012
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Look-Alike Lawman (Mills & Boon Love Inspired) (Texas Twins ...
A LITTLE BOY’S HERO When big city cop Grayson Wallace visits an elementary school for career day, he finds his heartstrings unexpectedly tugged by a six-year-old fatherless boy.
Glynna Kaye, 2012
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No Five Fingers are Alike: Cognitive Amplifiers in Social ...
This book, based on three years of participant research among rural Pakistani groups, provides the first detailed description in print of Asian gypsies.
Joseph C. Berland, 1982
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All are alike unto God
Conversion stories from early pioneers in the various African nations.
E. Dale LeBaron, 1990
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The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How America and Europe ...
Peter Baldwin, one of the world's leading historians of comparative social policy, thinks not, and in this bracingly argued but remarkably informed polemic, he lays out how similar the two continents really are.
Peter Baldwin, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term alike is used in the context of the following news items.
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Royals and royal-watchers alike gather for christening of Princess …
Royals and royal-watchers alike gather for christening of Princess Charlotte. July 05, 2015: The royals are gathering at the Queen's ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
2
Police seeking Joe Flacco look-alike in Baltimore-area crime
Joe Flacco, who currently has a six-year, $120 million contract with the Ravens, is certainly not out using stolen credit cards at convenience ... «SportingNews.com, Jul 15»
3
KO Pies: Sydney chef's Australian pie restaurants pulling locals and …
KO Pies: Sydney chef's Australian pie restaurants pulling locals and expats alike in Boston. Correspondents Report. By North America ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
4
Let's get Hong Kong's great minds to think alike on political reform
It must be very tempting for all sides to drop the issue of political reform, at least for a while. The pan-democrats are clearly suffering from ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
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Meg Maley On 'BB17' Vs. Taylor Swift: Do They Really Look Alike
Let's break this down, shall we? On a recent episode of Big Brother 17, James said that houseguest Meg Maley looks like Taylor Swift. «Bustle, Jul 15»
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Warlords Of Draenor Disappoints Orcs And Humans Alike
Warning: This article contains spoilers for the World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor. It includes discussion of endgame questlines, ... «GameSided, Jul 15»
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Drake vs Craig David: Wimbledon 'Look-Alike' & Serena Williams …
But 34-year-old R&B crooner did NOT attend Wimbledon earlier this week - Drizzy did. Sports reporter Ian Abrahams' amusing doppleganger ... «Mstarz, Jul 15»
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Byward Market a treat for residents and visitors alike
For tourists and locals alike, the market is really a true, eclectic treasure of homegrown goods, tacky tourist traps, and a good mix of stores ... «Ottawa Sun, Jul 15»
9
Young and old alike urged to read this summer
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my ... «Your Clifton Park, Jul 15»
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Good news all round for Hamilton renters and investors alike
Hamilton, New Zealand – An increase in the number of property investors purchasing Hamilton homes is increasing the number of rental ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»

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