Roget category 171. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.2. Relation
›› 1.2.3. Partial relation
connaturalness†, connaturality† — brotherhood, family likeness.
alliteration, rhyme, pun.
repetition etc. 104 — sameness etc. (identity) 13 — uniformity etc. 16 — isogamy†.
analogue — the like — match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister — one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum [Lat.], Arcades ambo†, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne [Lat.] — gens de meme famille [Fr.].
parallel — simile — type etc. (metaphor) 521 — image etc. (representation) 554 — photograph — close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance.
bear resemblance —
rhyme with —
take after —
render similar etc. adj. — assimilate, approximate, bring near — connaturalize†, make alike — rhyme, pun.
analogous, analogical — parallel, of a piece [Fr.] — such as, so — homoiousian†.
connatural†, congener, allied to — akin to etc. (consanguineous) 11.
approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like — a show of — mock, pseudo, simulating, representing.
exact etc. (true) 494 — lifelike, faithful — true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of — for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau [Fr.] — as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare — instar omnium [Lat.], cast in the same mold, ridiculously like.
so to speak —
as it were,
as if it were —
veluti in speculum [Lat.].
et sic de similibus [Lat.] —
tel maitre tel valet [Fr.] —
tel pere tel fils [Fr.] —
like servant —
like son —
the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree —
a chip off the old block
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