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similar

adjective

things that are similar share some qualities but are not exactly the same

like

adjective

similar to someone or something else, or in a similar way to someone or something else

comparable

adjective

fairly similar to another thing, so that it is reasonable to compare them

homogeneous

adjective

consisting of things that are very similar or all of the same type

alike

adjective

if people or things are alike, they are similar in some way

indistinguishable

adjective

if two things are indistinguishable, you cannot see any difference between them

near

adjective

very similar to something

close

adjective

similar to someone or something else but not exactly the same

not unlike

similar to

sort of

similar, but not exactly the same

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a fine line between

if there is a fine line between two things, they seem very similar and it is difficult to see a difference between them

akin to something

similar to something

alike

adverb

in the same way or in a similar way

allied

adjective

related because of having shared qualities or interests

along similar/different etc lines

in a similar/different etc way

analogous

adjective

formal similar to another situation, process etc so that the same things are true of or relevant to both

another

determiner

used with the name of a person, place, or event to mean someone or something else that has similar qualities

anything like

similar to someone or something else in some way

by the same token

in a similar way

closely

adverb

in a way that is very similar to something or has an obvious or strong connection with it

comparable

adjective

equal to something else in quality or importance

comparably

adverb

in a similar way, or to a similar degree

compatible

adjective

likely to have a good relationship because of being similar

congruent

adjective

very formal similar to or suitable for something

copycat

adjective

similar to something else and considered to be a copy of it

corresponding

adjective

similar to or the same as something

daughter

adjective

developed from something else and very similar to it

equally

adverb

in equal amounts or quantities

equally

adverb

to the same degree

equal to

mainly literary as good as another thing or person

fellow

adjective

used for talking about people who are similar to you or are in the same situation as you

generic

adjective

formal relating to or suitable for a range or class of similar things

imitative

adjective

formal copying someone or something else

in a similar vein

continuing with something similar to what came before

in keeping/out of keeping with something

in the same manner or style/not in the same manner or style as something else

in line/out of line with

similar/different to someone or something

in line/out of line with

changing/not changing in the same way as another thing

in the manner of

in the style of a particular person or thing

in the traditional/classic/modern etc mould

very similar to other things of a particular type

kindred

adjective

formal very similar to another person or thing

like-minded

adjective

like-minded people, groups etc have similar tastes, interests, and opinions

likewise

adverb

formal in the same way, or in a similar way

me-too

adjective

informalshowing disapproval used for describing people or products that try to copy the success of someone or something else or that follow fashions rather than start them

much of a muchness

very similar to each other

the nearest thing to something

used when something does not exist in a particular place or situation and you are referring to the thing that is most similar to it

of sorts

of a type that is not exactly the same as the actual thing, or is not as good as the actual thing

reminiscent

adjective

similar to something else

similarly

adverb

used for showing that two ideas are related or connected

similarly

adverb

in a similar way

something like

fairly similar to something

something’s answer to

someone or something that is similar to a more famous person or thing from a different place

straight out of something

similar in type to something

there is nothing/little to choose between

used to say that there is very little or no difference between two people or things

two/three etc of a kind

used to say that two, three etc people or things are very similar and therefore go well together or belong together

virtual

adjective

almost the same as the thing that is mentioned

well-matched

adjective

two people or things that are well matched are suitable for each other because they are similar or have the same abilities

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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