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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce unlike?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Charles Kilpatrick:

    Unlike its normal behavior right after it exploded, the hydrogen interaction revealed it's kind of this oddball supernova, but it's exceptional that we were able to find its progenitor star in Hubble data. In four or five years, I think we will be able to learn more about what happened.

  2. Michael Osterholm:

    I worry desperately in the next six to 12 weeks we're going to see a situation with this pandemic unlike anything we've seen yet to date, this will happen, we are going to see a major increase in cases, the challenge is how many.

  3. Ryan Mauro:

    This successful strategy has enabled ISIS to win over the next generation of jihadists, a young radical can feel as if he or she is part of an actual community in the jihadist online world and, unlike Al Qaeda, ISIS can actually claim to be seizing ground and making progress. These videos help ISIS supporters feel as if they are part of an exciting turning point in Islamic history.

  4. Morris Adler:

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

  5. Barbara Bodine:

    The tragedy is that unlike Syria, which never looked like it was going to come out well, Yemen was doing very well on the transition and they could have pulled this thing out, the Yemenis have responsibility for a lot of this, but we weren't seen as really invested in the governance and economic issues that drove the Arab Spring revolution in the first place.

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