3°. Partial Relation
  • Similarity (Substantives), resemblance, likeness, similitude, affinity, semblance, approximation, parallelism 216, analogy, brotherhood, family likeness; alliteration, assonance, repetition 104 reproduction.
  • An analogue, copy 21, the like, facsimile, match, double, pendant, fellow, pair, mate, twin, alter ego, parallel, counterpart, brother, sister; simile, metaphor 521, resemblance, imitation 19.

    (Phrases). One's second self; Arcades ambo; birds of a feather; et hoc genus omne; a chip of the old block; the very moral of.

    (Verbs). To be similar, like, resembling, etc., to resemble, bear resemblance, favour, approximate, parallel, match, imitate, take after 19, represent, simulate, personate, savour of, have a flavour of, favour, feature.

    To render similar, assimilate, approximate, reproduce, bring near, copy, plagiarise.

    (Adjectives). Similar, like, alike, resembling, twin, analogous, analogical, parallel, allied to, of a piece, such as, connatural, congener, matching, conformable, on all fours with.

    Near, something like, such-like, mock, pseudo, simulating, representing, approximating, a show of, a kind of, a sort of.

    Exact, accurate, true, faithful, close, speaking, life-like, breathing.

    (Phrases). True to nature; to the life; the very image; the picture of; for all the world like; as like as two peas; comme deux gouttes d'eau; as like as it can stare; ab uno disce omnes; instar omnium; birds of a feather; noscitur a sociis; cast in the same mould; a chip of the old block; like father, like son.

    (Adverbs). As if, so to speak, as it were, quasi, as if it were, just as, after, in the fashion or manner of, à la.

  • Dissimilarity (Substantives), unlikeness, dissimilitude, diversity; novelty 123, originality 515, disparity.
  • (Verbs). To be unlike, etc., to vary 20.

    To render unlike, to diversify, vary, etc.

    (Phrase). To strike out something new.

    (Adjectives). Dissimilar, unlike, disparate, of a different kind, class, etc. 75; diversified, novel, new 123, unmatched, unique.

    (Phrases). Nothing of the kind; far from it; cast in a different mould; as like a dock as a daisy; "very like a whale"; as different as chalk is from cheese.

  • Imitation (Substantives), assimilation, copying, transcription, transcribing, following, repetition 104, duplication, reduplication, quotation, reproduction.
  • Mockery, mocking, mimicry, echoing, simulation, counterfeiting, plagiarism, forgery, fake, fakement, acting, personation, impersonation, representation, parody, paraphrase, travesty, burlesque, semblance, mimesis.

    Result of imitation: see Copy 21.

    Instrument of imitation: camera, gramophone, phonograph, mimeograph, dictograph, diagraph, pantograph, etc.

    Photography, etc.

    An imitator, mimic, impersonator, echo, cuckoo, parrot, ape, monkey, mocking-bird.

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