What does unlike mean?

Definitions for unlikeʌnˈlaɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unlike.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlike, dissimilar, different(adj)

    marked by dissimilarity

    "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"

  2. unlike(adj)

    not equal in amount

    "they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlike(adj)

    not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance; as, the cases are unlike

  2. Unlike(adj)

    not likely; improbable; unlikely

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unlike

    un-līk′, adj. not like or similar: having no resemblance.—adv. in another manner to.—ns. Unlike′lihood, Unlike′liness, improbability.—adj. Unlike′ly, not likely: improbable: likely to fail.—adv. in an unlikely manner, improbably.—n. Unlike′ness, want of resemblance.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unlike' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2502

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlike in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    Unlike presidential administrations, problems rarely have terminal dates.

  2. Morris Adler:

    The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

  3. Van Wyck Brooks:

    The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible.

  4. Maulid Warfa:

    Unlike last year, there are a lot of UN agencies and INGO partners on the ground in Tacloban and other cities ... ready to provide support and assistance.

  5. John Steinbeck:

    Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.

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