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Someone or something that is like someone or something else - synonyms or related words

copy

noun

something exactly like something else

equivalent

noun

someone or something that has the same size, value, importance, or meaning as someone or something else

parallel

noun

someone or something that is similar to another person or thing

approximation

noun

something that is similar to something else but is not exactly the same

match

noun

something that looks the same as something else

double

noun

someone who looks very similar to another person

echo

noun

something that is very like a thing that happened or was produced before

carbon copy

noun

someone or something that is almost exactly like another person or thing

mirror image

noun

someone or something that looks very like another person or thing

clone

noun

informal

someone or something that looks or behaves exactly like someone or something else

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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