English - Vietnamese Dictionary
similar /'similə/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- giống nhau, như nhau, tương tự
- (toán học) đồng dạng
- similar triangles: tam giác đồng dạng
- danh từ
- (số nhiều) những vật giống nhau
+marked by correspondence or resemblance
+having the same or similar characteristics
+resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination
+(of words) expressing closely related meanings
+capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability
Advanced English Dictionary
1 like, almost identical, comparable, equivalent, nearly the same; alike:
That brooch is similar to the one I bought for my mother. The two may be similar, but they are not the same.
2 be similar to. resemble, be like, correspond to, compare favourably with:
This letter is very similar to the one I received yesterday.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
~ (to sb/sth)
~ (in sth) like sb/sth but not exactly the same: We have very similar interests. + My teaching style is similar to that of most other teachers. + The two houses are similar in size. + The brothers look very similar. + All our patients have broadly similar problems. + The disease attacks the immune system in a similar way to Aids. + Stir the paint with a piece of wood or something similar.
Antonym: DIFFERENT, DISSIMILAR
be, feel, look, sound, taste | remain
extremely, remarkably, strikingly, uncannily, very
The three portraits are remarkably similar.
| basically, broadly, quite, rather, roughly, somewhat
countries with broadly similar characteristics
Their experiences are superficially similar.
The two houses are similar in size.
Snake meat tastes similar to chicken.
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