1. That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.
  2. A material that produces an effect that resembles the symptoms of a particular disease


  1. Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable.
  2. Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size, rotational orientation, and position; in particular, having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional; such that one can be had from the other using a sequence of operations of rotation, translation and scaling.

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