|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations|
|Section II. Relation|
| 3. Partial Relation|
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|NOUN:||SIMILARITY, resemblance, likeness, similitude [rare], semblance, consimilarity [rare]; affinity, approximation, parallelism; agreement [See Agreement]; analogy, analogicalness; correspondence, homoiousia, parity.|
CONNATURALNESS, connature [rare], connaturality [rare]; brotherhood, family likeness.
ALLITERATION, rime or rhyme, pun.
REPETITION [See Repetition]; sameness (identity) [See Identity]; uniformity [See Uniformity]; isogamy.
ANALOGUE; the like; match, pendant, fellow, companion, pair, mate, twin, double, congener, counterpart, brother, sister; ones second self, alter ego [L.], chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum [L.], Arcades ambo [L.], birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne [L.]; gens de même famille [F.].
SIMILE; parallel; type (metaphor) [See Metaphor]; image (representation) [See Representation]; photograph; close-, striking-, speaking-, faithful &c. adj. - - likeness, - resemblance.
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|VERB:||BE SIMILAR &c. adj.; look like, resemble, favor [colloq.], follow, echo, reproduce, bear resemblance; savor of, smack of; approximate; parallel, match, rime or rhyme with; take after; imitate [See Imitation]; span [U. S.]; hunt in couples, run in couples.|
RENDER SIMILAR &c. adj.; assimilate, approximate, bring near; connaturalize, make alike; rime or rhyme, pun.
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|ADJECTIVE:||SIMILAR; resembling &c. v.; like, alike; twin.|
ANALOGOUS, analogical; parallel, of a piece; such as, so; homoiousian.
CONNATURAL, correlative, corresponding, cognate, congeneric, congenerous, allied to; akin to (consanguineous) [See Consanguinity].
APPROXIMATE, much the same, near, close, something like, near- [as near-silk, colloq., U.S.], such like; a show of; mock, pseudo, simulating, representing.
EXACT (true) [See Truth]; lifelike, faithful; true to nature, true to life; the very image of, the very picture of; for all the world like, comme deux gouttes deau [F.], as like as two peas, as like as it can stare; instar omnium [L.], cast in the same mold, ridiculously like.
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|ADVERB:||AS IF, so to speak; as it were, as if it were; quasi [L.], just as, veluti in speculum [L.].|
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- Et sic de similibus.
- Tel maître tel valet
- Tel père tel fils, like father like son.
- As lyke as one pease is to another.Lyly
- They say we are Almost as like as eggs.Winters Tale
- Fair Portias counterfeit.Merchant of Venice
- So and no otherwise hill-men desire their hills.Kipling