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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sim-uh-lar-i-tee]
    • /ˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ ti/
    • /ˌsɪm.ɪˈlær.ɪ.ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sim-uh-lar-i-tee]
    • /ˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ ti/

Definitions of similarities word

  • noun plural similarities the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance. 1
  • noun plural similarities an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another's: a similarity of diction. 1

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Origin of similarities

First appearance:

before 1655
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1655-65; similar + -ity

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Parts of speech for Similarities


similarities popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

similarities usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for similarities

noun similarities

  • affinities — a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, idea, etc.
  • agreements — Plural form of agreement.
  • analogies — A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
  • analogs — (US) Plural form of analog.
  • analogues — Plural form of analogue.

Antonyms for similarities

noun similarities

  • antilogies — Plural form of antilogy.
  • antitheses — opposition; contrast: the antithesis of right and wrong.
  • apostrophes — Plural form of apostrophe.
  • calibrations — Plural form of calibration.
  • changes — to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone: to change one's name; to change one's opinion; to change the course of history.

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