What does unlike mean?

Definitions for unlike
ʌnˈlaɪkun·like

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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.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce unlike?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say unlike in sign language?

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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

Examples of unlike in a Sentence

  1. Martin Hibberd:

    For dengue to occur you need concentrated areas of people - it's a city-based disease and a tricky one to eradicate because the dengue mosquito bites during the day, unlike the malaria mosquito.

  2. Gina Ford:

    The floating wetlands we have created are unlike anything seen before, they demonstrate Chicago's real commitment to innovation in its push for environmental sustainability.

  3. Robert Massey:

    Unlike stars, Royal Astronomical Society won't twinkle, even when Royal Astronomical Society's low down, Royal Astronomical Society will look pretty steady, and Royal Astronomical Society will make Royal Astronomical Society stand out. You'll need a good clear southern horizon to see it.

  4. George Kostyrko:

    The governor's executive order calls on every Californian to help save water during this drought and it specifically includes limiting car washing and making sure to wash with recycled water, all over the state many Californians are rising to the challenge and there's always more conservation work to be done, George Kostyrko said. Unlike many commercial car washes, the county's facilities do not use recirculated water, The Daily News said. The supervisors declined to answer questions from The Daily News about the car washing. County public information officers and representatives for Garcetti had no immediate comment when contacted by Reuters. California is in its fourth year of a withering drought that has killed 12.5 million trees, forced farmers to fallow a half-million acres of land and left mountains bereft of snow that melts to replenish streams and reservoirs. Garcetti's.

  5. Julie Girling:

    However, unlike the European Commission, I believe this exemption must be time limited so that we can be sure that the CORSIA (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation) will deliver its objectives.

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