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Alike is a comprehensive word, signifying as applied to two or more objects that some or all qualities of one are the same as those of the other or others; by modifiers alike may be made to express more or less resemblance; as, these houses are somewhat (i. e., partially) alike; or, these houses are exactly (i. e., in all respects) alike. Cotton and wool are alike in this, that they can both be woven into cloth. Substances are homogeneous which are made up of elements of the same kind, or which are the same in structure. Two pieces of iron may be homogeneous in material, while not alike in size or shape. In geometry, two triangles are equal when they can be laid over one another, and fit, line for line and angle for angle; they are equivalent when they simply contain the same amount of space. An identical proposition is one that says the same thing precisely in subject and predicate. Similar refers to close resemblance, which yet leaves room for question or denial of complete likeness or identity. To say "this is the identical man," is to say not merely that he is similar to the one I have in mind, but that he is the very same person. Things are analogous when they are similar in idea, plan, use, or character, tho perhaps quite unlike in appearance; as, the gills of fishes are said to be analogous to the lungs in terrestrial animals.
The specimens are alike in kind; they are all alike to me.
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a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc
"send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"
equivalent, equivalent weight, combining weight, eqadjective
the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen
being essentially equal to something
"it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"
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That is equivalent to a weak category 4 hurricane.
In the case of Brexit, the process was guided by the steps set out in Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. There is no equivalent process in the UK's constitution.
Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a garbage pile for food.
The IPCC is The IPCC report for climate science, but we tend tofocus very selectively on the worst news, often overstating the effects of Climate Change on extreme weather events. Oftenadaptation is ignored, although it can alleviate much or sometimes almost all of climate damages, although climate change in total has negative impacts, we rarely hear about thepositive impacts, such as aprofound global greeningof the planet, equivalent to two more continents of green, each the size of Australia.
To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
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- ما يعادلArabic
- равностоен, еквивалентен, еквивале́нтBulgarian
- ekvivalentní, ekvivalentCzech
- Äquivalent, gleichwertig, Entsprechung, entsprechendGerman
- برابر, همسنگ, معادلPersian
- vastaava, ekvivalentti, samanlainenFinnish
- leithidScottish Gaelic
- hāngaitanga, tauriteMāori
- ekvivalentNorwegian Nynorsk
- echivalentă, echivalentRomanian
- эквивале́нтный, эквивале́нт, равноце́нныйRussian
- likvärdig, ekvivalent, motsvarighetSwedish
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