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Meaning of similarity by Wiktionary Dictionary

similarity


    Noun

    similarity ( plural: similarities )

    1. Closeness of appearance to something else .
    2. ( philosophy ) The relation of sharing properties .
      Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all. — Sir W. Hamilton .

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Explanation of similarity by Wordnet Dictionary

similarity


    Noun
    1. the quality of being similar

    2. a Gestalt principle of organization holding that ( other things being equal ) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit



    Definition of similarity by GCIDE Dictionary

    similarity


    1. Similarity n.; pl. -ties [Cf. F. similarité.] The quality or state of being similar; likeness; resemblance; as, “a similarity of features”.

      Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all. Sir W. Hamilton.