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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sim·i·lar /ˈsɪməlɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sim·i·lar a.
 1. Exactly corresponding; resembling in all respects; precisely like.
 2. Nearly corresponding; resembling in many respects; somewhat like; having a general likeness.
 3. Homogenous; uniform. [R.]
 Similar figures Geom., figures which differ from each other only in magnitude, being made up of the same number of like parts similarly situated.
 Similar rectilineal figures, such as have their several angles respectively equal, each to each, and their sides about the equal angles proportional.
 Similar solids, such as are contained by the same number of similar planes, similarly situated, and having like inclination to one another.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sim·i·lar, n. That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at
             similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they
             wore similar coats" [ant: dissimilar]
      2: having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians
         are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are
         generaly alike in background and taste" [syn: alike(p),
         like] [ant: unalike]
      3: 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" [syn:
          like] [ant: unlike]
      4: (of words) expressing closely related meanings
      5: capable of replacing or changing places with something else;
         "interchangeable parts" [syn: exchangeable, interchangeable,
          standardized, standardised]