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English translation of 'simile'




  1. (gen, analogo) similar
    simile a like, similar to
    hai la gonna simile alla mia you've got a skirt like mine
    avevo un vestito simile una volta I had a dress like that once
    abbiamo gusti simili we have similar tastes
  2. (pejorative, tale) such
    una cosa simile such a thing
    un uomo simile such a man, a man like this
  3. di simile or non ho mai visto niente di simile I've never seen anything of the sort o like that
    è insegnante o qualcosa di simile he's a teacher or something like that

masculine noun, feminine noun

  1. (spec al pl, persona) fellow being
    i suoi simili one's fellow men (pari) one's peers
  2. (oggetti)
    vendono vasi e simili they sell vases and things like that

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'simile' in Other Languages

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
British English: such /sʌtʃ/ DETERMINER
like that Such means like this or like that.
How could you do such a thing?
  • American English: such
  • Arabic: كَهَذا
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tal
  • Chinese: 那样
  • Croatian: takav
  • Czech: takový
  • Danish: sådan
  • Dutch: zoiets
  • European Spanish: así
  • Finnish: sellainen
  • French: si
  • German: so
  • Greek: τέτοιος
  • Italian: simile
  • Japanese: そのような
  • Korean: 그런
  • Norwegian: slik
  • Polish: taki
  • European Portuguese: tal
  • Romanian: astfel
  • Russian: такой
  • Spanish: tal
  • Swedish: sådan
  • Thai: เช่นนั้น
  • Turkish: böyle
  • Ukrainian: такий
  • Vietnamese: như thế này
British English: akin ADJECTIVE
to be akin to sth | to be akin to doing sth If one thing is akin to another, it is similar to it in some way.
Listening to his life story is akin to reading a good adventure novel.
British English: alike ADJECTIVE
If two or more things are alike, they are similar in some way.
We looked very alike.


Translation of simile from the Collins Italian to English
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