Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having close resemblance; similar.
  • adverb In the same manner or to the same degree.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; both.
  • Having resemblance or similitude; similar; having or exhibiting no marked or essential difference.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Now used only predicatively. Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.
  • adverb In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.
  • adverb In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
  • adverb equally
  • adverb in a like manner

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[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.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old English ġelīċ, reinforced by Old Norse álíkr.

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