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Similitude

Similitude

WordNet



noun


(1)   A duplicate copy
(2)   Similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things
"Man created God in his own likeness"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. Similarity or resemblance to something else.
    • 1997: Chris Horrocks, Introducing Foucault, page 67, The Renaissance Episteme (Totem Books, Icon Books; ISBN 1840460865)
      Renaissance man thought in terms of similitudes: the theatre of life, the mirror of nature. […]
      Aemulation was within distance: the sky resembled a face because it had “eyes” — the sun and moon.
  2. A way in which two people or things share similitude.
    • 1997: Chris Horrocks, Introducing Foucault, page 67, The Renaissance Episteme (Totem Books, Icon Books; ISBN 1840460865)
      Renaissance man thought in terms of : the theatre of life, the mirror of nature. […]
      Aemulation was similitude within distance: the sky resembled a face because it had “eyes” — the sun and moon.
  3. Someone or something that closely resembles another; a duplicate or twin.

Etymology


From , accusative singular of ; from .