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Definition of the adjective alike

What does alike mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more alike / most alike

  1. having the same or similar characteristics
    • examples: all politicians are alike | they looked utterly alike | friends are generally alike in background and taste
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonyms of alike: like / similar
    • antonym of alike: unalike
    • attribute: similitude / alikeness / likeness = similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things

Definition of the adverb alike

What does alike mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. equally
    • example: parents and teachers alike demanded reforms
    • synonym of alike: likewise
  2. in a like manner
    • example: they walk alike

Alternative definition of the adverb alike


  1. In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally.


  1. Alike or Aalike is a village in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. There is a public health centre run by the government of Karnataka. The languages spoken are Tulu, Kannada, Beary, Urdu, and Konkani.
  2. ALIKE is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as ALIKE waypoint, waypoint ALIKE, ALIKE fix, fix ALIKE


  1. Alike is a fictional character from the 2011 film Pariah.
  2. Alike is a fictional character from the 2009 film Crossing Over.

Phrases with Alike

  1. Look alike
  2. look-alike
  3. Sound-alike
  4. Great Minds Think Alike

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alike

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Google previewThe Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference: pt. I. A compendious English grammar by Goold Brown. English dictionary ed. by Lyman Cobb, 6th ed. pt. II. The new universal gazetteer by Edwin Williams, 7th ed. pt. III. An epitome of chronology and history, with an appendix; a compendious classical dictionary; and a dictionary of law a gentleman of the New York bar...6th ed (1836)

—Words differently spelled and defined, but pronounced exactly alike PART II. —Words differently spelled and defined, but PART III.-Words spelled alike, but differently pronounced and define PART IV.-Words spelled and pronounced alike , ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1996)

Over 600 Favorite Circle Time Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Alike. and. Different .5+. Materials. needed. The Three Bears (traditional story) The Three Bears (modern version) Chart...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

homos, alike ; axon, axis.] Built up around equal axes (zool.). homaxonic, — homaxon. homeokinesis (hSm'eökïnë'sls) //. [Gk. homoios, same ; hinein, to move .] Mitosis with an equal division of the chromatinic elements to the daughter ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

homos, alike; axon, axis.] Built up around equal axes (zool.) homaxonic,- homaxon. homeokinesís (höm'ëökinë'sïs) n. [Gk. homoios, same; hinein, to move. ] Mitosis with an equal division of the chromatinic elements to the daughter nuclei ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock

Belgian botanist Homeoplitis See Homoplitis homochlamys Gk homos, alike; chlamys, ...

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Small photo of Wave over the sandy beach, with a turquoise Maldives alike Mediterranean sea. Salento, Puglia, Italy.Small photo of Cologne/Germany - May 10, 2017: Locals and tourists alike are enjoying the early evening sunshine on the banks of the Rhine river at the base of the Hohenzollern BridgeSmall photo of Blurred image kids enjoy riding electric toy cars in shopping mall, Houston, Texas, USA. Indoor game colorful electric powered sit on rides for infants, toddlers amusement park alike. Parent and childSmall photo of Blurred kids enjoy riding electric toy car in shopping mall, Houston, Texas, US. Indoor game colorful electric powered sit ride for infant, toddler amusement park alike. Parent and child. Vintage toneSmall photo of SOUQ WAQIF, DOHA, QATAR - FEBRUARY 2012: The souq is popular with tourists and locals alike. Shot on medium format black and white film.Small photo of A drawing alike effected photo of Ficus religious or sacred fig also known as the body tree,pippala tree, peepul tree, peepul tree or ashwattha treeSmall photo of LHASA, TIBET - 3 MAY 2015: Shops in Barkhor Street near the Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet. These stores sell souvenirs, trinkets & spiritual items to tourists & Buddhist devotees alike. Editorial. More...

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Quotes about Alike

Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease. (William Osler)
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Scrabble value of A1L1I1K5E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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