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One similarity I see between peers and some of the people who read my books is that comics were definitely an outlet for us.
Brian Michael Bendis

Meaning of "similarity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIMILARITY

similarity  [ˌsɪmɪˈlærətɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIMILARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Similarity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIMILARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of similarity in the English dictionary

The definition of similarity in the dictionary is if there is a similarity between two or more things, they are similar to each other. Other definition of similarity is the features that things have which make them similar to each other.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIMILARITY


carroty
ˈkærətɪ
democraty
dɪˈmɒkrətɪ
encraty
ˈɛnkrətɪ
fissiparity
ˌfɪsɪˈpærətɪ
liberty
ˈlɪbətɪ
obesity
əʊˈbiːsətɪ
osmolarity
ˌɒzməʊˈlærətɪ
parroty
ˈpærətɪ
poverty
ˈpɒvətɪ
property
ˈprɒpətɪ
severity
sɪˈvɛrətɪ
sincerity
sɪnˈserətɪ
society
səˈsaɪətɪ
suitability
ˌsuːtəˈbɪlətɪ
superiority
suːˌpɪərɪˈɒrətɪ
sustainability
səˌsteɪnəˈbɪlətɪ
unpopularity
ˌʌnpɒpjʊˈlærətɪ
validity
vəˈlɪdətɪ
variability
ˌvɛərɪəˈbɪlətɪ
versatility
ˌvɜːsəˈtɪlətɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIMILARITY

simi
simial
simian
similar
similar triangles
similarly
similative
simile
similitude
similize
simillimum
similor
simioid
simious
simitar
Simla
simlin

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIMILARITY

authority
charity
clarity
disparity
familiarity
granularity
hilarity
linearity
modularity
molarity
nonlinearity
parity
polarity
popularity
rarity
registered charity
regularity
singularity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of similarity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SIMILARITY»

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

Translation of «similarity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIMILARITY

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

Translator English - Chinese

相似之处
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

similitud
570 millions of speakers

English

similarity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समानता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَشَابُه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подобие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

semelhança
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আদল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

similarité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

persamaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ähnlichkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

類似
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비슷함
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mirip
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự tương tự
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒற்றுமை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सारखेपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

benzerlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

somiglianza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podobieństwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

схожість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

asemănare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομοιότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ooreenkoms
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

likhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

likhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of similarity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMILARITY»

The term «similarity» is very widely used and occupies the 16.195 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMILARITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «similarity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «similarity» 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 similarity

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10 QUOTES WITH «SIMILARITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word similarity.
1
Karl Abraham
Even in my first analysis of a depressive psychosis, I was immediately struck by its structural similarity with obsessional neurosis.
2
Peter Ackroyd
In 'The Plato Papers' I wanted to get another perspective on the present moment by extrapolating into the distant future. So in that sense, there's a definite similarity of purpose between a book set in the future and a book set in the past.
3
Theodor Adorno
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
4
Bea Arthur
I've seen so many excellent actors - excellent actors - who, the minute they're told they're in a comedy, turn into God knows what - creatures from another planet! I mean they just... the voice changes, they don't look the same, it's like - it has no similarity to any living human being, do you know what I mean?
5
Mary Ritter Beard
Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else.
6
Brian Michael Bendis
One similarity I see between peers and some of the people who read my books is that comics were definitely an outlet for us.
7
Pat Brown
The one noticeable similarity with almost all serial killer victims is their short height and low weight.
8
A. S. Byatt
On buses and trains, I always think about the inexhaustible variety of human genes. We see types, and occasionally twins, but never doubles. All faces are unique, and this is exhilarating, despite the increasingly plastic similarity of TV stars and actors.
9
Paul Dirac
There is in my opinion a great similarity between the problems provided by the mysterious behavior of the atom and those provided by the present economic paradoxes confronting the world.
10
Laurieann Gibson
What people are feeling is the similarity in what I do and how I'm capable of breaking a new artist into a competitive field. People can't wrap their head around the fact that Gaga did not do that on her own. She didn't. There was a Laurieann Gibson.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIMILARITY»

Discover the use of similarity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to similarity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Scaling, Self-similarity, and Intermediate Asymptotics: ...
The book begins from a non-traditional exposition of dimensional analysis, physical similarity theory and general theory of scaling phenomena. Classical examples of scaling phenomena are presented.
G. I. Barenblatt, 1996
2
Similarity and Analogical Reasoning
This interdisciplinary volume explores current development in research and theory from psychological, computational, and educational perspectives, and considers their implications for learning and instruction.
Stella Vosniadou, Andrew Ortony, 1989
3
Similarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics, Tenth Edition
Similiarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics, 10th Edition is an English language translation of this classic volume examining the general theory of dimensions of physical quantities, the theory of mechanical and physical similarity, ...
L. I. Sedov, 1993
4
Cross-linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning
This book explores the importance of cross-linguistic similarity in foreign language learning.
Håkan Ringbom, 2007
5
Similarity and Difference in Translation: Proceedings of the ...
Revised version. These essays study the grand paradox of similarity and difference from four different methodological standpoints: rhetoric, epistemology, semiotics, and culture. Paperback. 6 x 9 in. 542 pages
Stefano Arduini, Robert Hodgson, 2007
6
Similarity Search: The Metric Space Approach
Part I of the text describes major theoretical principles, and provides an extensive survey of specific techniques for a large range of applications.
Pavel Zezula, Giuseppe Amato, Vlastislav Dohnal, 2006
7
Preference, Belief, and Similarity: Selected Writings
Selected works by the influential cognitive and mathematical psychologist and decision theorist Amos Tversky.
Amos Tversky, Eldar Shafir, 2004
8
Software Similarity and Classification
Additionally, the authors present in-depth case studies using the software similarity and classification techniques developed throughout the book.
Silvio Cesare, Yang Xiang, 2012
9
The Wave Theory of Difference and Similarity
The author of this book has set out to provide a theoretical foundation for formulating new theories that systematize earlier results and to stimulate new concepts and introduce new tools for exploring mental phenomena and improving mental ...
Stephen W. Link, 1992
10
Self-Similarity and Beyond: Exact Solutions of Nonlinear ...
These include group-theoretic methods, the direct method of Clarkson and Kruskal, traveling waves, hodograph methods, balancing arguments, embedding special solutions into a more general class, and the infinite series approach.
P.L. Sachdev, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIMILARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term similarity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
There's a chilling similarity
There's a chilling similarity. The tone of this government's argument for the National Judicial Appointments Commission recalls how a former regime browbeat ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
2
Dolphin Brain Scan Reveals Surprising Similarity to Bats
For the first time, scientists have mapped the entire sensory and motor systems of the dolphin brain. Studying the brains of a deceased common dolphin and ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
3
Hollywood Has Violated Valya Balkanska's Similarity Rights
Hollywood has violated not the author's but instead ''substantial similarity'' rights when using the traditional Bulgarian folklore song Izlel e Delyo Haydutin ... «Novinite.com, Jun 15»
4
Under Armour stops selling shirt bearing similarity to Iwo Jima …
Under Armour said Saturday it had stopped selling a shirt displaying a silhouette of basketball players hoisting up a hoop stanchion after its similarities to a ... «ABC News, May 15»
5
Domain similarity based orthology detection
We present two new protein similarity measures, a cosine and a maximal weight matching score based on domain content similarity, and new software, named ... «BMC Blogs Network, May 15»
6
Infographic confirms your suspicions about the similarity of …
Superheroes have good reason for their similarity: They started off as a pretty narrow genre within comic books. For the most part, Superman took the idea of ... «A.V. Club DC, Apr 15»
7
Another Similarity Between Lincoln and Obama: They Polarized the …
Americans yearn for an end to political polarization and partisanship, and many today fault President Obama for failing to achieve consensus on his major ... «TIME, Apr 15»
8
Game played in sync increases children's perceived similarity
A new study shows that a simple game played together in sync on a computer led 8-year-olds to report a greater sense of similarity and closeness immediately ... «UW Today, Apr 15»
9
Scientists discover weird similarity between skin cells and FAIRY …
ONE can only be seen under a microscope and the other mysteriously appears in the middle of the Namibian desert. By Levi Winchester Levi Winchester. «Express.co.uk, Apr 15»
10
Conservative Thinkers Point Out Obvious Similarity Between Iran …
The recent news has been dominated by two eerily similar stories. Indiana has passed, and then modified, a religious freedom law whose murky language ... «New York Magazine, Apr 15»

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