similarity

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close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character affinity , kinship
similarity, inherent affinity , kinship
similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things alikeness , likeness , similitude
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect analogy
similarity in some aspects between dissimilar things analogy
statement of similarity between two unlike things analogy
religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate analogy , doctrine of analogy
statement of similarity comparison
similarity by virtue of corresponding correspondence , parallelism
one species; has close similarity to genus Thuja genus Thujopsis , Thujopsis
(biology) similarity because of common evolution homogeny
similarity of form homomorphism , homomorphy
antonyms whose opposition is mediated (e.g., the antonymy of `wet' and `parched' is mediated by the similarity of `parched' to `dry') indirect antonym
crystalline structure of two or more substances, similarity of isomorphism
biological similarity in form of organisms with different ancestry isomorphism
(biology) similarity or identity of form or shape or structure isomorphism , isomorphy
figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity metaphor
similarity of two things, figure of speech indirectly conveying metaphor
similarity in appearance or external or superficial details resemblance
similarity of two things, figure of speech directly conveying simile
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