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The act by which things are likened; a comparison.
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  1. The act by which things are likened; a comparison.
Action of the verb to correspond
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  1. Action of the verb to correspond
An action wherein someone balances or something is balanced
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  1. An action wherein someone balances or something is balanced
The act of relating, or forming or identifying relationships; relation.
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  1. The act of relating, or forming or identifying relationships; relation.
The act, process, or result of collating
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  1. The act, process, or result of collating
  2. (Library Science) The physical description of a book, including the trim size, number of pages and illustrations, etc.
  3. The addition to the estate of an intestate of the value of the advancements made by the intestate to his or her children so that the estate can be divided in accordance with an intestacy statute. See also advancement. The addition to the estate of an intestate of the value of the advancements made by the intestate to his or her children so that the estate can be divided in accordance with an intestacy statute. See also advancement.
A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
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  1. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
  2. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
  3. The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
A formal legal severing of the relations between spouses that does not dissolve the marriage as in divorce.
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  1. A formal legal severing of the relations between spouses that does not dissolve the marriage as in divorce.
  2. The condition of being so sorted or distinguished:
  3. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination.
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  1. The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination.
  2. (Genetics) The separation of allelic genes into different gametes during meiosis so that a particular gamete receives only one member of a pair of characters
  3. A segregating or being segregated; specif., the policy or practice of compelling racial groups to live apart from each other, go to separate schools, use separate social facilities, etc.
(Psychoanalysis) A mainly unconscious process by which a person formulates a mental image of another person and then thinks, feels, and acts in a way which resembles this image
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  1. (Psychoanalysis) A mainly unconscious process by which a person formulates a mental image of another person and then thinks, feels, and acts in a way which resembles this image
  2. A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.
  3. The act of identifying, or proving to be the same.
(Graph theory) A set of independent edges in a given graph, i.e. a set of edges which do not intersect: so-called because pairs of vertices are "matched" to each other one-to-one.
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  1. (Graph theory) A set of independent edges in a given graph, i.e. a set of edges which do not intersect: so-called because pairs of vertices are "matched" to each other one-to-one.
Action of the verb to weigh
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The act, practice, or power of noticing
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  1. The act, practice, or power of noticing
  2. The act or practice of noting and recording facts and events, as for some scientific study
  3. The result or record of such an act or process:
Mutual relationship or connection
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  1. Mutual relationship or connection
  2. An act of correlating or the condition of being correlated.
  3. (Statistics) The tendency for two values or variables to change together, in either the same or opposite way:
An act, policy, pattern of behavior, etc. characterized by such partiality
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  1. An act, policy, pattern of behavior, etc. characterized by such partiality
  2. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination.
  3. Treatment or consideration based on class or category, such as race or gender, rather than individual merit; partiality or prejudice.
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison, as in “a sea of troubles” or
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  1. A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison, as in “a sea of troubles” or
A figure of speech in which one thing is likened to another, dissimilar thing by the use of like, as, etc. (Ex.: a heart as big as a whale, her tears flowed like wine)
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  1. A figure of speech in which one thing is likened to another, dissimilar thing by the use of like, as, etc. (Ex.: a heart as big as a whale, her tears flowed like wine)
Something that resembles another; a likeness or semblance.
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  1. Something that resembles another; a likeness or semblance.
  2. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
  3. The state, fact, or quality of resembling; similarity of appearance, or, sometimes, of character; likeness
(Biology) Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.
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  1. (Biology) Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.
  2. (Linguistics) The process by which words or morphemes are re-formed or created on the model of existing grammatical patterns in a language, often leading to greater regularity in paradigms, as evidenced by helped replacing holp and holpen as the past tense and past participle of help on the model of verbs such as yelp, yelped, yelped.
  3. A form of reasoning based on the assumption that if two things are known to be alike in some respects, then they are probably alike in other respects.
(Countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
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  1. (Countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
  2. Agreement with something else or with one another; conformity
  3. ​(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
The mutual dealings or connections of persons, groups, or nations in social, business, or diplomatic matters:
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  1. The mutual dealings or connections of persons, groups, or nations in social, business, or diplomatic matters:
  2. Connection or manner of being connected or related, as in thought, meaning, etc.
  3. A logical or natural association between two or more things; relevance of one to another; connection:
(Library Science) The physical description of a book, including the trim size, number of pages and illustrations, etc.
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  1. (Library Science) The physical description of a book, including the trim size, number of pages and illustrations, etc.
  2. The act, process, or result of collating
  3. The addition to the estate of an intestate of the value of the advancements made by the intestate to his or her children so that the estate can be divided in accordance with an intestacy statute. See also advancement. The addition to the estate of an intestate of the value of the advancements made by the intestate to his or her children so that the estate can be divided in accordance with an intestacy statute. See also advancement.
An act of correlating or the condition of being correlated.
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  1. An act of correlating or the condition of being correlated.
  2. Mutual relationship or connection
  3. (Statistics) The tendency for two values or variables to change together, in either the same or opposite way:
A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson.
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  1. A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson.
  2. A short, simple story, usually of an occurrence of a familiar kind, from which a moral or religious lesson may be drawn
Any symbol or emblem
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  1. Any symbol or emblem
  2. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hidden or symbolic meaning
  3. The presenting of ideas by means of such stories
(Philosophy) The relation of sharing properties.
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  1. (Philosophy) The relation of sharing properties.
  2. The quality or condition of being similar; resemblance.
  3. A point, feature, or instance in which things are similar
The state, quality, or fact of being like; resemblance.
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  1. The state, quality, or fact of being like; resemblance.
  2. A similar appearance; a semblance.
  3. (The same) form or shape; semblance
The act by which things are likened; a comparison.
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  1. The act by which things are likened; a comparison.
A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.
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  1. A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.
  2. The act of identifying, or proving to be the same.
  3. (Psychology) A person's association with or assumption of the qualities, characteristics, or views of another person or group.
(Mathematics) A written statement indicating the equality of two expressions. It consists of a sequence of symbols that is split into left and right sides joined by an equal sign. For example, 2 + 3 + 5 = 10 is an equation.
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  1. (Mathematics) A written statement indicating the equality of two expressions. It consists of a sequence of symbols that is split into left and right sides joined by an equal sign. For example, 2 + 3 + 5 = 10 is an equation.
  2. The state of being equated; equality, equivalence, or balance; also, identification or association
  3. (Chemistry) A written representation of a chemical reaction, in which the symbols and amounts of the reactants are separated from those of the products by an equal sign, arrow, or a set of opposing arrows. For example, Ca(OH)2 + H2 SO4 = CaSO4 + 2H2 O, is an equation.
A system of measuring:
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  1. A system of measuring:
  2. A method of determining quantity, capacity, or dimension. Several systems of measurement exist, each one comprising units whose amounts have been arbitrarily set and agreed upon by specific groups. While the United States Customary System remains the most commonly used system of measurement in the United States, the International System is accepted all over the world as the standard system for use in science.
  3. The act of measuring or the process of being measured.
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
One that is representative of a group as a whole:
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  1. One that is representative of a group as a whole:
  2. A similar case that constitutes a model or precedent:
  3. A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
The effect of a striking difference, as in color or tone, of adjacent parts of a painting, photograph, video-screen image, etc.
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  1. The effect of a striking difference, as in color or tone, of adjacent parts of a painting, photograph, video-screen image, etc.
  2. (Linguistics) A difference between units, especially one that distinguishes meaning.
  3. The use of opposing elements, such as colors, forms, or lines, in proximity to produce an intensified effect in a work of art.
An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
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  1. An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
  2. (Ecology) A large number of organisms in a specific geographic area constituting a community with one or two dominant species.
  3. A group of individuals meeting or associated for fellowship or a common purpose. See also freedom of association. A group of individuals meeting or associated for fellowship or a common purpose. See also freedom of association.
(Finance) The relative value of gold and silver in a currency system based on both
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  1. (Finance) The relative value of gold and silver in a currency system based on both
  2. A fixed relation in degree, number, etc. between two similar things; proportion
  3. (Mathematics) A relationship between two quantities, normally expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other; for example, the ratio of 7 to 4 can be written 7:4 or 7/4. A ratio can often also be expressed as a decimal or percentage.
The condition of being parallel; conformity in essential points
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  1. The condition of being parallel; conformity in essential points
  2. (Printing) A character consisting of two parallel vertical lines, used in the text to direct attention to a similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a page.
  3. One that closely resembles or is analogous to another:
A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
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  1. A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
  2. The relation between things that depend on, involve, or follow each other; causal relationship
  3. A person, especially one of influence or importance, with whom one is associated, as by kinship or common interests:
(Chemistry) An attractive force between atoms, or groups of atoms, that contributes towards their forming bonds
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  1. (Chemistry) An attractive force between atoms, or groups of atoms, that contributes towards their forming bonds
  2. The attractive force, of varying strength for various elements, molecules, etc., that causes the atoms of certain elements to combine and stay combined
  3. A relationship or resemblance in structure between species that suggests a common origin.
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being alike.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being alike.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being alike.
Similarity in some respects between things otherwise unlike; partial resemblance
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  1. Similarity in some respects between things otherwise unlike; partial resemblance
  2. (Biol.) Similarity in function between parts dissimilar in origin and structure, as the wing of a bird and that of an insect
  3. (Biology) Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.
The letters received or written
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  1. The letters received or written
  2. ​(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
  3. Similarity; analogy
The state, quality, or fact of being like; resemblance.
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  1. The state, quality, or fact of being like; resemblance.
  2. A similar appearance; a semblance.
  3. (The same) form or shape; semblance
The use of parallel structure in writing
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  1. The use of parallel structure in writing
  2. (Philos.) The doctrine that mind and matter function together synchronously but without any causal interaction
  3. Correspondence or similarity.
That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
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  1. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
  2. The state, fact, or quality of resembling; similarity of appearance, or, sometimes, of character; likeness
  3. Probability; verisimilitude.
The quality or condition of being similar; resemblance.
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  1. The quality or condition of being similar; resemblance.
  2. The state or quality of being similar; resemblance or likeness
  3. A point, feature, or instance in which things are similar
(Archaic) One that closely resembles another.
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  1. (Archaic) One that closely resembles another.
  2. (Countable) A way in which two people or things share similitude.
  3. Similarity; likeness; resemblance
The absence of alternativism.
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  1. The absence of alternativism.
  2. State, quality, or instance of being uniform
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