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Definitions for unlike
ʌnˈlaɪkun·like

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlike, dissimilar, differentadjective

    marked by dissimilarity

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

  2. unlikeadjective

    not equal in amount

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlikeadjective

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

  2. Unlikeadjective

    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

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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. Clare Booth Luce:

    Censorship, like charity, should begin at home but, unlike charity, it should end there.

  2. 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.

  3. Andy Slavitt:

    We should think about the Delta variant as the 2020 version of Covid-19 on steroids, it's twice as infectious. Fortunately, unlike 2020, we actually have a tool that stops the Delta variant in its tracks : It's called vaccine.

  4. 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.

  5. Ben Decker:

    Unlike larger social media platforms, there aren't as many moderation guidelines over misinformation on smaller networks, so when you solely rely on the crowd, the opportunity to intervene with correct information decreases and there is a greater potential for misinformation.

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