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Parallel

Pronunciation of Parallel
/pˈaɹəlˌɛl/, /pˈaɹəlˌɛl/, /p_ˈa_ɹ_ə_l_ˌɛ_l/

Antonyms for parallel:

oblique, dissimilar, unalike, different, asynchronous, perpendicular, unlike.

Synonyms for parallel:

Sense 1

approximate, angular, border on, concurrent, relational, doppelganger, mini-me, counterbalance, remind of, dead ringer, homogenize, equalize, complementary, carbon copy, hark back to, figure of speech, neighborhood, even up, spitting image, blur, congener, wiggly, match-up, converge, convergence, analogize, correlative, lookalike, ridged, accord with, serpentine, wavy, Tweedledum And Tweedledee, imitator, tangential, likeness, mirror image, parallelism, comparatively, even out.

Sense 2

coincide, version, clone, perspective, replay, level, linear, foil, intersect, bear, ringer, longitudinal, fit in, approximation, conform, tally, coincidence, variant, simulacrum.

Sense 3

continuous, relative, overlap, affinity, corresponding, equilibrium, uniform, join, equivalent, correspondent.

Sense 4

equate, equation, fit, counterpart, identify.

Sense 5

assimilate.

Sense 9

touch.

Sense 10

solid.

Sense 18

straight.

agree

tally.

alongside

laterally.

coequal

coordinate.

collocate

collimate.

comparable

matching.

compare

liken, allegorize.

connected

related.

correlative

pendant.

equate

equate.

equivalent

tantamount.

harmonize

agree.

imitate

Replicated, reduplicate.

level

horizontal.

resemble

remind of.

same

coequal.

Other synonyms and related words:

coincide, analog, related, bear, synchronic, affinity, doppelganger, collimate, coordinate, similitude, level, reduplicate, correspondence, latitude, corresponding, even up, angular, correlative, counterpart, simulacrum, like, akin, fellow, likeness, couple, counterbalance, comparatively, suchlike, straight, peer, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, correspondent, pendant, such, equalize, analogue, equivalent, ridged, twin, Resembling, nonconvergent, complementary, ringer, longitudinal, agree, matching, diagonal, laterally, assimilate, figure of speech, perspective, pair, synchronal, wavy, congruity, overlap, foil, relative, fit, linear, horizontal, match-up, synchronous, coequal, tantamount, approximation, analogize, homogenize, antiparallel, double, join, wiggly, border on, in parallel, Resemblant, conform, convergence, tally, approximate, touch, lateral, uniform, cognate, collateral, identify, nonintersecting, intersect, rival, mate, parallelism, equate, concurrent, congener.

akin, similar (adjective)

Resembling, like, correspondent, equal, analogous, uniform, matching, alike, complementary, corresponding, comparable.

aligned, side-by-side (adjective)

coordinate, equidistant, laterally, lateral.

comparative (adjective)

metaphorical, comparable, comparative, Likened, similar, contrasting, analogous, allegorical.

concurrent (adjective)

synchronal.

imitative (adjective)

copied, assumed, Echoed, Impersonated, mirror, Replicated, parroted, imitative, reproduced, mock, Aped, Mimicked, Parodied, duplicate, counterfeit.

oblique (adjective)

lateral.

parallel (adjective)

analogous, alike, comparable, non-convergent, equidistant, similar.

related (adjective)

correlative.

similar (adjective)

alike, like.

simultaneous (adjective)

concurrent.

alongside (adverb)

laterally.

Sense 1 (noun)

concurrent, laterally, lateral.

Sense 2 (noun)

approximate, accord with, coincide.

Sense 3 (noun)

affinity, convergence, equilibrium, common denominator, parallelism, coincidence, overlap.

Sense 4 (noun)

equivalent, like, relative, corresponding, equation, perspective, relational, comparatively, uniform.

Sense 5 (noun)

congener, counterpart, carbon copy, correlative, mirror image, clone, correspondent, approximation.

comparison (noun)

analogy, allegory, comparison, simile, metaphor, similarity.

complement, correlation (noun)

analogy, analogue, counterpart, double, similarity, equivalent, likeness, comparison, match, twin, correspondence, duplicate, duplication, resemblance, parallelism.

correlation (noun)

pendant.

duplicate (noun)

lookalike, duplication.

imitation (noun)

burlesque, reproduction, impersonation, replication, travesty, emulation, mimicry, carbon, sham, reflection, spoof, mockery, representation, pretense, resemblance, portrayal, simulation, duplication, imitation, caricature, pseudo.

parallel (noun)

in parallel, synchronal, analog, latitude, nonconvergent, nonintersecting, duplicate, synchronic, collimate, twin, collateral, line of latitude, synchronous, antiparallel, parallel of latitude, analogue.

be alike (verb)

assimilate, imitate, equate, agree, compare, conform, liken, correspond, copy, collimate.

compare (verb)

compare, contrast, liken, allegorize, match.

imitate (verb)

impersonate, portray, ditto, repeat, parody, simulate, imitate, ape, mime, counterfeit, flatter, echo, replicate, reflect, copy, mock, emulate, mimic, duplicate, mirror, feign, parrot, resemble, pretend.

parallel (verb)

equal, correspond.

Usage examples for parallel:

  • A few yards from the main corridor the passage turned and ran parallel to the corridor we had just left. - "The Death-Traps of FX-31", Sewell Peaslee Wright.
  • Thus in the figure there is shown at P an edge view of a segment, from a to b being parallel, and from b to c being ground off taper. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  • But is this really a parallel? - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.

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