Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a similar or like manner; with resemblance in certain respects.

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

  • adverb In a similar manner.

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

  • adverb manner in a like style or manner
  • adverb conjunctive Used to link similar items

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

  • adverb in like or similar manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

similar +‎ -ly

Examples

  • RealClimage.org explains that references to “tricks” is standard in-house scientific lingo we use the term similarly in physics and that the email about “hiding” a data trend refers to anomalous data that has been discussed extensively in the literature — there is nothing secretive about this practice to anyone familiar with thefield.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More Responses to the CRU E-mail Leaks

  • A year earlier the same magazine anointed him “America’s Most Eligible Bachelor,” a title similarly conferred by US magazine.

    American Legacy

  • A year earlier the same magazine anointed him “America’s Most Eligible Bachelor,” a title similarly conferred by US magazine.

    American Legacy

  • The ordering of trees may follow that of mountains (lord and vassals), and they are frequently described in similarly anthropomorphic or symbolic ways.

    Shan-shui

  • Season 4 ended with a massive car crash that seemed to seal the fate of departing cast member Rob Lowe's Robert McCallister and left William Walker's ex-mistress Holly (Patricia Wettig) in similarly critical condition.

    Will Brothers & Sisters' Time Jump Reinvent the Show?

  • Subway, similarly, is trying to create a mental association with its products and low calories.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • He died at age 28 of a drug overdose, I believe the same year that Janis Joplin similarly aged, also died of a drug overdose.

    The Purple Haze of Public Education...

  • The ordering of trees may follow that of mountains (lord and vassals), and they are frequently described in similarly anthropomorphic or symbolic ways.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Chances are the two ginger ales would spray similarly from a shaken bottle — just in case the Rangers do stage a series comeback. —

    America's Choice ginger ale: Good enough for America's champs?

  • Topeka Talk, similarly, is an instant messaging product, not, say, a folksy midwestern morning show.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Something Is Different at Google Today

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