n. (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes); "parallels never meet"
parallel of latitude, line of latitude, parallel, latitude
n. an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
collimate, parallel
v. make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
v. be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
parallel, duplicate, twin
v. duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
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adj. of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"
n. the quality of being similar
correspondence, parallelism
n. similarity by virtue of corresponding
comparability, equivalence, compare, comparison
n. qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
n. similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
n. inherent resemblance between persons or things
vis-a-vis, opposite number, counterpart
n. a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
n. (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition
v. see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"
draw, tie
v. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
v. depict with an illustration
v. make a spoof of or make fun of
retroflex, replicate
v. bend or turn backward
v. make a reproduction or copy of
want, desire
v. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
look up to, admire
v. feel admiration for
appreciate, treasure, value, prize
v. hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
jollify, whoop it up, make happy, make merry, make whoopie, wassail, racket, revel
v. celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
be, equal
v. be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
be, equal
v. be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
counterpoint, contrast
v. to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
recall, echo
v. call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"
stand for, correspond, represent
v. take the place of
v. to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb
adj. having a constant ratio
adj. having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
adj. of equal importance, rank, or degree
similar, like
adj. resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality"
alike, like, similar
adj. having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
undistinguishable, indistinguishable
adj. not capable of being distinguished or differentiated; "the two specimens are actually different from each other but the differences are almost indistinguishable"; "the twins were indistinguishable"; "a colorless person quite indistinguishable from the colorless mass of humanity"
like, corresponding, comparable
adj. conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"
adj. marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
akin, kindred
adj. similar in quality or character; "a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"
cooccurring, co-occurrent, simultaneous, concurrent, coinciding, coincidental, coincident
adj. occurring or operating at the same time; "a series of coincident events"
adj. able to be compared or worthy of comparison
symmetric, symmetrical
adj. having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
adj. (of e.g. lines or paths) not parallel; converging
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