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English noun: similarity

1. similarity (attribute) the quality of being similar


Broader (hypernym)sameness


Narrower (hyponym)alikeness, analog, analogue, approach, approximation, correspondence, homogeny, homology, homomorphism, homomorphy, isomorphism, isomorphy, likeness, parallel, parallelism, similitude, sort, uniformity, uniformness


Attributedissimilar, similar


Antonymsdissimilarity, unsimilarity

2. similarity (cognition) 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


Synonymslaw of similarity


Broader (hypernym)Gestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization









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