(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. portrait, effigy, counterpart; similarity; resemblance. See representation.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Similarity]
Syn. resemblance, correspondence, similarity, analogy, parallelism, affinity, similitude, congruence, concordance, sameness; see also similarity .
2. [A representation]
Syn. image, effigy, portrait; see copy , picture 3 , representation .
Syn.- likeness implies close correspondence in appearance, qualities, nature, etc. [ her remarkable likeness to her sister ] ; similarity suggests only partial correspondence [ a certain similarity between your problem and mine ] ; resemblance usually implies correspondence in appearance or in superficial aspects [ the resemblance between a diamond and a zircon ] ; analogy refers to a correspondence between attributes or circumstances of things that are basically unlike [ the analogy between a computer and the human brain ]
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. resemblance semblance, similarity, correspondence, sameness, uniformity, analogy.
2. facsimile replica, image, representation, depiction, portrait, picture, photo, copy, model.
ANT.: 1. difference, dissimilarity
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or state of being alike: affinity, alikeness, analogy, comparison, correspondence, parallelism, resemblance, similarity, similitude, uniformity, uniformness. See SAME. 2. Something closely resembling another: carbon copy, copy, duplicate, facsimile, image, reduplication, replica, replication, reproduction, simulacrum. Archaic: simulacre. Law: counterpart. See SAME.

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