If two things or people are similar, they are almost the same.
In the picture above, the height of the two buildings is similar. They use similar building materials. Both use pillars as a means of support for a roof. There are many similarities.
The word "similar" is an adjective:
The word "similarity" is a noun:
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This page was first published on September 30, 2012. It was updated on April 25, 2016.