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It Has 6 letters ( s i m i l e )         3 vowels ( i i e )         3 consonants ( s m l )         Word on the contrary elimis

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English - Etymology

First attested 1393, from Latin _simile_ ("comparison, likeness", "parallel"), originally from _simile_ the neuter form of _similis_ ("like, similar, resembling"). Confer the English _similar_.

First attested 1393, from Latin simile ("comparison, likeness", "parallel"), originally from simile the neuter form of similis ("like, similar, resembling"). Confer the English similar.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈsɪməli/

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪməli/

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

SIMILE (_plural_ SIMILES _or_ SIMILIA) * A figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, in the case of English generally using _like_ or _as_. _A SIMILE is like a metaphor._ * 1925, _Fruit of the Flower_, by Countee Cullen My father is a quiet man -- With sober, steady ways; -- For SIMILE, a folded fan; -- His nights are like his days. HYPERNYMS * figure of speech RELATED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

simile (plural similes or similia)

  1. A figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, in the case of English generally using like or as.
    A simile is like a metaphor.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* SIMILE on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia * metaphor * Category:English similes * Appendix:English similes - an appendix containing many similes

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* smilie

Which the in categoryESPERANTO - ADVERB
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Esperanto - Adverb

SIMILE * similarly

simile

  1. similarly

Which the in categoryITALIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Italian - Etymology

From Latin _similis_.

From Latin similis.

Which the in categoryITALIAN - ADJECTIVE
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Italian - Adjective

SIMILE m, f (_masculine and feminine plural_ SIMILI) * similar * _Non è molto SIMILE. It is not very SIMILAR._ SYNONYMS * similare ANTONYMS * diverso, differente, dissimile RELATED TERMS * similitudine * similmente * simil-

simile m, f (masculine and feminine plural simili)

  1. similar

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Which the in categoryLATIN - ADJECTIVE
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Latin - Adjective

SIMILE * nominative masculine singular of _similis_ * nominative feminine singular of _similis_ * vocative masculine singular of _similis_ * vocative feminine singular of _similis_

simile

  1. nominative masculine singular of similis
  2. nominative feminine singular of similis
  3. vocative masculine singular of similis
  4. vocative feminine singular of similis


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