English dictionary definition of:



  • resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination
  • having the same or similar characteristics
  • capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability
  • marked by correspondence or resemblance
  • (of words) expressing closely related meanings

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alike exchangeable interchangeable like standardised British English spelling standardized American English spelling

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in lar and learn about the word similar in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary.

Scrabble score for similar

Scrabble score = 9

generated at 20:32:31 on 31-07-19

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