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alike

[uh-lahyk]
adverb
1.
in the same manner or form; similarly: They treated all customers alike.
2.
to the same degree; equally: All three were guilty alike.
adjective
3.
having resemblance or similarity; having or showing no marked or important difference: He thinks all politicians are alike.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English alyke < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse ālīkr, cognate with Old English onlīc, Old High German analīh; replacing Middle English ilich, Old English gelīc, cognate with Old Saxon gilīk, Old High German gilīh (German gleich), Gothic galeiks, Old Norse (g)līkr; see like1

alikeness, noun
half-alike, adjective
unalike, adjective, adverb


3. similar, akin.


1. differently.
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alike (əˈlaɪk)
 
adj
1.  possessing the same or similar characteristics: they all look alike to me
 
adv
2.  in the same or a similar manner, way, or degree: they walk alike
 
[Old English gelīc; see like1]

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alike
O.E. gelic and/or onlice "similar," from P.Gmc. *galikam "associated form" (cf. O.Fris. gelik, Ger. gleich, Goth. galeiks, O.N. glikr; see like).
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