What does alike mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alike(p), similar, like(adverb)

    having the same or similar characteristics

    "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"

  2. alike, likewise(adverb)


    "parents and teachers alike demanded reforms"

  3. alike(adverb)

    in a like manner

    "they walk alike"


  1. alike(Adverb)

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

    We are all alike concerned in religion.

  2. alike(Adjective)

    Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.

    The twins were alike.

  3. Origin: From gelic, reinforced by álíkr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alike(adj)

    having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference

  2. Alike(adverb)

    in the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion

  3. Origin: [AS. onlc, gelc; pref. + like.]


  1. Alike

    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 and Konkani. There are three educational institutions belonging to Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Trust in this village. This includes two schools and also one of the prime Pre-University colleges of Karnataka.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Alike

    a-līk′, adj. like one another: having resemblance.—adv. in the same manner or form: equally: similarly. [A.S. gelíc, anlíc, onlíc. See Like.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'alike' in Adverbs Frequency: #402

Anagrams for alike »

  1. Kalie

  2. alkie

How to pronounce alike?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say alike in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alike in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of alike in a Sentence

  1. Anonymous:

    Great minds think alike.

  2. Mihaela Noroc:

    Their eyes were strikingly alike.

  3. Demonax:

    Idle or busy, death takes all alike.

  4. Francis David:

    We need not think alike to love alike.

  5. Jeremy Bornstein:

    Minds of equivalent quality think alike.

Images & Illustrations of alike

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Translations for alike

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  • gleichGerman
  • semejante, parecido, igualSpanish
  • samannäköinen, samanlainenFinnish
  • pareillement, analogue, semblable, pareilFrench
  • colaikManx
  • simile, nello stesso modoItalian
  • [[同じ]][[よう]]なJapanese
  • idemLatin
  • oropapaMāori
  • gelijk, hetzelfdeDutch
  • схо́жий, подо́бный, подо́бно, тако́й же, похо́жий, похо́же, одина́ковый, одина́ково, то́чно та́к жеRussian
  • liknande, likadan, likaSwedish
  • اسی طرحUrdu
  • 一樣Chinese

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