Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1The quality or state of being similar to something.‘Conrad uses a range of constructions which express or imply similitude’
resemblance, similarity, likeness, sameness, similar nature, comparability, correspondence, comparison, analogy, parallel, parallelism, equivalenceView synonyms
- ‘there is a striking similitude between the brother and sister’
- 1.1archaic A comparison between two things.resemblance, likeness, similarity, similitude, correspondence, correlation, parallel, parity, symmetry, equivalence, comparability, analogyView synonyms
- 1.2archaic A person or thing resembling someone or something else.double, living image, replica, lookalike, clone, copy, reproduction, twin, duplicate, exact likeness, facsimile, counterpart, mirror imageView synonyms
Late Middle English from Old French, from Latin similitudo, from similis ‘like’.
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