Translation of similar in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsɪmələr; ˈsɪmɪlə(r)/


  • 1.1 (alike) similar, parecido, semejante the two cars are very similar in design los dos coches se parecen mucho en el diseño, los dos coches tienen un diseño muy similar or parecido to be similar to sth parecerse* a algo, ser* parecido or similar a algo it's similar to the one I have se parece al que yo tengo, es parecido or similar al que yo tengo it's similar in size to a sparrow es de tamaño parecido al de un gorrión
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    • I think we can expect to hear words very similar to those when the defence sums up its case.
    • Even sinkholes similar to the one last summer have been around since the 18th Century.
    • Spawning takes place between October and December, and is very similar to that of the brown trout.
    1.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] semejante
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    • When the ratio is 1 then the similar triangles become congruent triangles (same shape and size).

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