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Webster 1913 Edition


Similarity

Simˊi-lar′i-ty

,
Noun.
;
pl.
-ties
(#)
.
[Cf. F.
similarité
.]
The quality or state of being similar; likeness; resemblance;
as, a
similarity
of features
.
Hardly is there a
similarity
detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all.
Sir W. Hamilton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Similarity

SIMILAR'ITY

,
Noun.
Likeness; resemblance; as a similarity of features. There is a as a similarity in the features of the Laplanders and Samoiedes, but little similarity between the features of Europeans and the woolly haired Africans.

Definition 2022


similarity

similarity

English

Noun

similarity (plural similarities)

  1. Closeness of appearance to something else.
  2. (philosophy) The relation of sharing properties.
    Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all. Sir W. Hamilton.

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