Definition of 'similar'
Example sentences containing 'similar'
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Under these circumstances the firms will end up offering essentially similar products at identical prices. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)We wrote a similar story six weeks ago. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The leaves look so similar that the test had to identify compounds by their atomic composition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unison maintained the turnout figures were similar to those in recent strike ballots. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We had similar tastes in music and other entertainment. Christianity Today (2000)Similar in appearance to butter beans but smaller. Cooking with Beans and PulsesThe taste and texture are similar to foie gras. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They would do something similar on crime policy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are far too similar to one another. The Sun (2006)My friends are in a similar situation or else are unemployed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The solicitors identified thousands of other investors who were in a similar position to me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We see similar problems in the workplace. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are also lower in calories compared with a similar size serving of proper crisps. The Sun (2012)It will be a similar story tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The figures were similar for secondary pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This looks and tastes like similar spreads made from cream cheese. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)There is a danger that something similar is happening with multinational companies and tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is reassuring knowing you are going to meet people in a similar situation to yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The head coach now finds himself in a similar position. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We had a similar problem four years ago and the big apples just lingered on the shelves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The two are similar in size and activity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They want to have an experience seeing the movie similar if not identical to the experience they had reading it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Medics can be seen laughing as they removed the fish - which looks similar to an eel. The Sun (2014)The brothers are two sides of the same coin: similar in appearance but opposite in personality. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'similar'
British English: similar /ˈsɪmɪlə/ ADJECTIVE
If one thing is similar to another, or if a number of things are similar, they have features that are the same.
The accident is similar to one that happened last year.
- American English: similar
- Arabic: مـُمَاثِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: semelhante
- Chinese: 相似的
- Croatian: sličan
- Czech: podobný
- Danish: lignende
- Dutch: gelijksoortig
- European Spanish: similar
- Finnish: samanlainen
- French: similaire
- German: ähnlich
- Greek: παρόμοιος
- Italian: simile
- Japanese: 類似した
- Korean: 비슷한
- Norwegian: tilsvarende
- Polish: podobny
- European Portuguese: semelhante
- Romanian: similar
- Russian: подобный
- Spanish: similar
- Swedish: liknande
- Thai: คล้ายคลึง
- Turkish: benzer
- Ukrainian: схожий
- Vietnamese: tương tự
Definition of similar from the Collins English Dictionary
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