SIMILAR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SIMILAR
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similar
 a.  like or alike; of the same kind
Classic Sentence: (186 in 13 pages)
1  All the people Ellen had known in Savannah might have been cast from the same mold, so similar were their view points and traditions, but here was a variety of people.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  She had a confused memory of having heard similar words but she could not remember when and where.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
3  And probably every house up and down the street had a similar guard of Yankees, so they could not apply to friends for aid.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
4  But other memories importuned her also; the recollection of similar situations, as skillfully led up to, but through some malice of fortune, or her own unsteadiness of purpose, always failing of the intended result.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
5  A score of similar shops and establishments.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
6  I concluded that this harpooneer, in the course of his distant voyages, must have met with a similar adventure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  Remembering the embalmed head, at first I almost thought that this black manikin was a real baby preserved in some similar manner.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  When I was a child, I well remember a somewhat similar circumstance that befell me; whether it was a reality or a dream, I never could entirely settle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
9  He mounts the Folio whale's back, and as he swims, he works his passage by flogging him; as some schoolmasters get along in the world by a similar process.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  Nor even down to so late a time as Cuvier's, were these or almost similar impressions effaced.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
11  Though in the course of his continual voyagings Ahab must often before have noticed a similar sight, yet, to any monomaniac man, the veriest trifles capriciously carry meanings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. The Albatross.
12  With reference to the whaling scene shortly to be described, as well as for the better understanding of all similar scenes elsewhere presented, I have here to speak of the magical, sometimes horrible whale-line.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
13  Nevertheless, the Fin-Back's spout is so similar to the Sperm Whale's, that by unskilful fishermen it is often mistaken for it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14  After many similar hair-breadth escapes, we at last swiftly glided into what had just been one of the outer circles, but now crossed by random whales, all violently making for one centre.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
15  The whaling-pike is similar to a frigate's boarding-weapon of the same name.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
Example Sentence: (122 in 9 pages)
16  The two cars are very similar in size and design.
17  The dog was similar in general appearance to a spaniel.
18  Each generation passes through a similar parade of events.
19  In one respect, however, the men really were strikingly similar.
20  What sets it apart from hundreds of similar small French towns is the huge factory.
21  Finds of Roman coins and pottery within the graveyard may indicate a similar relationship.
22  He saw it now as his mission to establish similar normality in a barbarous land.
23  We have similar tastes in music.
24  The organization put me in contact with other people in a similar position.
25  My father and I have similar views on politics.
26  It's not beyond the bounds of possibility that a similar situation could arise again.
27  To the layman all these plants look pretty similar.
28  Their harmonious relationship resulted in part from their similar goals.
29  Another researcher has suggested a similar explanation based on natural causes.
30  The Administration proposed and the Senate approved a similar understanding in its resolution of ratification of the Convention against Torture.