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Having close resemblance; similar: The twins are as alike as two peas in a pod. Friends are generally alike in background and tastes.
In the same manner or to the same degree: They dress and walk alike.
[Middle English alich (influenced by Old Norse ālīkr), blend of ilich (from Old English gelīc) and anlich (from Old English onlīc); see līk- in Indo-European roots.]
the state or quality of being similar
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|Noun||1.||alikeness - similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"|
similarity - the quality of being similar
comparability, compare, comparison, equivalence - qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
naturalness - the likeness of a representation to the thing represented; "engineers strove to increase the naturalness of recorded music"
resemblance - similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
spitting image - a perfect likeness or counterpart