HyperDic: similarity

English > 2 senses of the word similarity:
NOUNattributesimilaritythe quality of being similar
cognitionsimilarity, law of similaritya Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
similarity > pronunciation
Soundssih.mahleh'rahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > similarity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being similar.
Attributesdissimilarnot similar
similarmarked by correspondence / correspondence or resemblance
Narroweranalogue, analog, parallelSomething having the property of being analogous to something else
approachA close approximation
approximationThe quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)
homogeny(biology) similarity because of common evolution
homologyThe quality of being similar or corresponding / corresponding in position or value or structure or function
homomorphism, homomorphysimilarity of form
isomorphism, isomorphy(biology) similarity or identity of form or shape or structure
likeness, alikeness, similitudesimilarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things
parallelism, correspondencesimilarity by virtue of corresponding / corresponding
sortAn approximate definition or example
uniformity, uniformnessThe quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
BroadersamenessThe quality of being alike
Oppositedissimilarity, unsimilarityThe quality of being dissimilar / dissimilar
Spanishsemejanza, similitud
Catalansemblança, similitud
Adjectivessimilarmarked by correspondence / correspondence or resemblance
similarresembling or similar
similarhaving the same or similar characteristics / characteristics
similarcapable of replacing or changing places with something else
similar(of words) expressing closely related meanings
English > similarity: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit.
Synonymlaw of similarity
BroaderGestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organizationA principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization

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