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Dictionary Definition

similitude

Noun

1 similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness" [syn: likeness, alikeness] [ant: unlikeness, unlikeness]
2 a duplicate copy [syn: counterpart, twin]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

s&-'mi-l&-"tüd, -"tyüd

Etymology

From similitude.

Noun

  1. In the context of "uncountable": similarity or resemblance to something else
  2. In the context of "countable": someone or something that closely resembles another; a duplicate or twin

French

Etymology

From similitudinem (accusative of similitudo), from similis.

Noun

fr-noun f
  1. similitude

Extensive Definition

Similitude may refer to:
similitude in French: Similitude

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accordance, affinity, agreement, alikeness, allegory, alliance, ally, alter ego, analogon, analogue, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assimilation, associate, balancing, brother, certified copy, close copy, close match, closeness, cognate, community, companion, comparability, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative grammar, comparative judgment, comparative linguistics, comparative literature, comparative method, compare, comparing, comparison, complement, conformity, confrontation, confrontment, congenator, congener, contrast, contrastiveness, coordinate, copy, copying, correlate, correlation, correlative, correspondence, correspondent, counterfeit, counterpart, dead ringer, distinction, distinctiveness, double, duplicate, ectype, effigy, equivalent, exact likeness, fair copy, faithful copy, fake, fellow, forgery, icon, identity, idol, image, imitation, kindred spirit, like, likeness, likening, living image, living picture, match, matching, mate, metaphor, mimicking, miniature, mirroring, model, near duplicate, nearness, obverse, opposing, opposition, parallel, parallelism, parity, pasticcio, pastiche, pendant, phony, photograph, picture, portrait, proportion, reciprocal, reflection, relation, replica, representation, resemblance, rubbing, sameness, second self, semblance, shadow, similarity, simile, simulacrum, simulation, sister, soul mate, spit and image, spitting image, such, suchlike, tally, the like of, the likes of, trace, tracing, trope of comparison, twin, very image, very picture, weighing
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