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To be similar to, or the same as, something or someone - synonyms or related words



if one thing matches another, or if they match, they are the same or have similar qualities



to be the same as something else, or very much like it

amount to

to be the same as or equal to something else



if ideas or opinions coincide, they agree with each other



to be similar to something



formal to be similar to something but not exactly the same

accord with

formal to agree with or be the same as something else

invite comparison with

to be similar to someone or something

have something in common (with something)

to have the same features as something else

bear/stand comparison (with)

to be similar


gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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