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

 si·mil·i·tude /səˈmɪləˌtud, ˌtjud/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Si·mil·i·tude n.
 1. The quality or state of being similar or like; resemblance; likeness; similarity; as, similitude of substance.
 Let us make now man in our image, man
 In our similitude.   --Milton.
 If fate some future bard shall join
 In sad similitude of griefs to mine.   --Pope.
 2. The act of likening, or that which likens, one thing to another; fanciful or imaginative comparison; a simile.
    Tasso, in his similitudes, never departed from the woods; that is, all his comparisons were taken from the country.   --Dryden.
 3. That which is like or similar; a representation, semblance, or copy; a facsimile.
    Man should wed his similitude.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: similarity in appearance or character or nature between
           persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
           [syn: likeness, alikeness] [ant: unlikeness, unlikeness]
      2: a duplicate copy [syn: counterpart, twin]