Related in appearance or nature; alike though not identical. (adjective)
Mathematics Having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional. Used of geometric figures: similar triangles. (adjective)
Examples of word similar
If you go to other parts of the planet at similar latitudes and with similar climates, you may find different species of conifers or lycopodia or seed-eating birds, but you'll find _similar_ species making up an ecosystem overall so much like the other that an untrained observer may not notice the difference.
Jiau's lawyer, Joanna Hendon, said her client deserved a term similar to the 18 months Rakoff imposed on a co-defendant in the expert-networking investigation.
The guard had worn an expression similar to the white-clothed man who was leading him at the moment; apparently the boss man wanted all his employees to be resocialized.
Throughout his speech, Mr. Obama made repeated references to Republican plans and ideas, and even used a phrase similar to that employed by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia when he talked about American's getting their "fair shake."
In the event of a tie for first place at the championship, in both the events, there will be a playoff for the title similar to previous years.