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
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    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. Gavin Wendt:

    Having said that, unlike in the highly concentrated iron ore space where the focus is squarely on one market owned in large part by Rio and BHP - China, copper is sold much more widely, leaving room for smaller producers to stay in the game.

  2. David Letterman:

    His show was unlike any other late night show, and I'm telling you, to be unique in the world of television -- virtually impossible.

  3. Carl Mueller:

    We were in communications with them, unlike the other families, but how do you raise $6.2 million? It pretty much made it impossible. We feel they really did want to release Kayla.

  4. Javad Zarif:

    Unlike the piracy in the Strait of Gibraltar, our action in Persian Gulf is to uphold int' l maritime rules, uK must cease being an accessory to #EconomicTerrorism of The United States.

  5. Neil Saunders:

    While the negative reports of braking issues will not deter Tesla brand enthusiasts, it might raise doubts among the more casual buyer, it is important not to be too harsh on Tesla as other vehicles have had their share of safety and technical issues. The issue for Tesla is that unlike other car companies, it is a young brand that needs to win people over so can't afford too many missteps.

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