there the similarity ends• Both these artists work on a small scale but there the similarity ends.• Yes, they had similar de Dion rearaxleset-ups, but there the similarity ends.• However, there the similarity ends.
ADJECTIVE | ... OF SIMILARITY | VERB + SIMILARITY | SIMILARITY + VERB | PREPOSITION | PHRASESADJECTIVE➤close, considerable, great, remarkable, strong非常接近；相當類似；極大的相似性；極其相似◇the close similarity in our ages 我們的年齡非常接近➤clear, marked, obvious明顯的類似▸➤eerie, striking, uncanny離奇的／驚人的／出奇的相似▸➤significant值得注意的相似點▸➤certain某種類似▸➤basic, fundamental基本相似▸➤apparent, perceived, superficial表面的／注意到的／外表的相似▸➤broad, general大體相似➤cultural, physical, structural文化的／客觀存在的／結構的相似性... OF SIMILARITY➤degree相似度VERB + SIMILARITY➤bear, have具有相似處◇The area bears a superficial similarity to Tokyo. 該地區看上去和東京有些類似。➤reveal, show顯露／顯示相似處➤find, note, notice, see, spot發現相似處；注意到相似處➤highlight, point out突出／指出相似處➤recognize認識到相似處▸➤share共有相似處◇These theories share certain similarities. 這些理論有某些相似之處。➤explain解釋相似處◇a route across the Pacific which may explain the similarity between the two cultures 也許可以解釋兩種文化相似性的橫跨太平洋的路線SIMILARITY + VERB➤exist相似處存在▸➤end相似處不復存在◇Here the similarity with Western politics ends. 和西方政治的相似點到此為止。PREPOSITION➤similarity between⋯之間的相似性▸➤similarity in在⋯方面的相似處◇the striking similarity in their appearance 他們的相貌驚人地相似➤similarity to與⋯的相似◇the chimpanzee's similarity to humans 黑猩猩與人類的相似之處➤similarity with與⋯的相似◇The panel shows marked similarities with mosaics found elsewhere. 這塊嵌板和在其他地方找到的鑲嵌圖案有明顯的相似之處。PHRASES➤a point of similarity相似點◇There are several points of similarity between the two cases. 這兩個案子有一些相似之處。
➡ See also the entry for comparison另见comparison条similarity ♦︎ resemblance ♦︎ uniformity ♦︎ equivalence ♦︎ likeness ♦︎ parallel ♦︎ affinity ♦︎ correspondence ♦︎ there's no comparisonThese are all words for the state of being similar or the same.这些词均表示相似或相同。PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配◆a similarity / a resemblance / an equivalence / a likeness / a parallel / an affinity / a correspondence / no comparison between A and B◆a similarity / a resemblance / an equivalence / a likeness / a parallel to sth◆similarity / uniformity / equivalence / a parallel in sth◆a similarity / equivalence / a parallel / an affinity / a correspondence / no comparison with sth◆a close similarity / resemblance / likeness / parallel / affinity / correspondence◆a strong similarity / resemblance / likeness / parallel / affinity◆(a) remarkable similarity / resemblance / uniformity / parallel / affinity / correspondence◆(a) great similarity / resemblance / uniformity / affinity◆broad similarity / uniformity / equivalence◆a direct equivalence / parallel / correspondence◆a superficial / physical similarity / resemblance / likeness◆to bear a similarity / a resemblance / a likeness / an affinity / no comparison◆to have similarities / uniformity / a parallel / an affinity / a correspondence◆to show a similarity / a resemblance / uniformity / a likeness / an affinity / a correspondence◆to see a similarity / resemblance / likeness / parallel■similarity ˌsɪməˈlærəti [uncountable, countable] the state of being like sb/sth but not exactly the same; a feature that things or people have that makes them like each other相像（处）；相似（点）；类似（的地方）◆There is some similarity in the way they sing. 他们的演唱风格有点儿像。◆They are both doctors but that is where the similarity ends. 他们俩都是医生，但他们的相似之处仅此而已。◆We carried out a study of the similarities and differences between the two countries. 我们对这两个国家的异同进行过研究。OPPdifference ⇨ difference see also similar ⇨ likeprep.adj.■resemblance rɪˈzembləns [countable, uncountable] (ratherformal) the fact of looking or being similar to sb/sth相似；相像◆The resemblance between the two signatures was remarkable. 这两个签名的相似度非常高。◆She bears a striking resemblance to the Queen. 她长得和女王非常相似。◆The movie bears little resemblance to the original novel. 这部影片与原著相去甚远。ⓘ Resemblance is most often used to talk about appearance. * resemblance最常指外表相像。 see also resemble ⇨ look like sb/sth■uniformity ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːməti [uncountable, singular] (ratherformal) the state of everything being the same in all parts at all times一致；一律；统一◆They tried to ensure uniformity across the different departments. 他们设法保证各部门之间的统一。◆The drab uniformity of the houses depressed me. 这些房子千篇一律，让我感到腻烦。 see also uniform ⇨ equaladj.■equivalence ɪˈkwɪvələns [uncountable, countable] (formal) the quality of being equal in value, amount, meaning or importance（价值、数量、含义或重要性）相等，相同◆There is no straightforward equivalence between economic progress and social well-being. 经济进步与社会福祉之间绝非简单等同。 see also equivalent ⇨ equivalentnoun, equivalent ⇨ equivalentadj.■likeness [countable, uncountable] the fact of looking similar to sb/sth相像；相似◆There's a superficial likeness, but they're really very different. 它们表面上有相似之处，其实很不一样。◆I can't see any likeness between her children. 我看不出她的孩子们哪儿长得像。 see also like ⇨ likeprep.adj.NOTE辨析 Resemblance or likeness?Resemblance is a much more frequent and general word. Likeness is mostly used to talk about physical appearance, especially comparing members of the same family; typical collocates include physical and family. A likeness is also a painting or drawing of a person, especially one that looks very like them. * resemblance常用得多且含义广泛。likeness主要指长相或样子相像，特别是与家庭成员比较而言，常见搭配词有physical和family。likeness还可指某人的肖像或画像，尤指画得很像的◆The drawing is said to be a good likeness of the girl's attacker. 据说那幅画像画得很像袭击女孩的歹徒真人。■parallel [countable, usually plural] (ratherformal) a similar feature相似特征；相似特点◆There are interesting parallels between the 1960s and the first decade of this century. 20世纪60年代与本世纪开头的10年存在着有趣的相似之处。◆It is possible to draw a parallel between(= find similar features in) their experience and ours. 在他们的经历和我们的经历之间可以找到相似之处。 see also parallel ⇨ equivalentnoun■affinity əˈfɪnəti [uncountable, countable] (formal) a close relationship between two people or things that have similar qualities, structures or features（两个相似的人或事物的）密切关系，类同◆There is a close affinity between Italian and Spanish. 意大利语和西班牙语关系密切。■correspondenceˌkɒrəˈspɒndəns; NAmEˌkɔːrəˈspɑːndəns, ˌkɑːrəˈspɒndəns [countable, uncountable] (ratherformal) a connection between two things; the fact of two things being similar相关；相似◆There is a close correspondence between the two extracts. 这两段摘录如出一辙。ⓘ In this meaning, correspondence is used especially in the phrases a/an close/direct/exact/one-to-one correspondence between A and B.表达此义时，correspondence尤用于短语a/an close/direct/exact/one-to-one correspondence between A and B（A和B之间密切相关／直接相关／完全相符／一一对应）。 see also correspond ⇨ match1, corresponding ⇨ equivalentadj.■there's no comˈparison
used to emphasize the difference between two people or things that are being compared（强调差别之大）无法相比，不能相提并论◆In terms of price there's no comparison(= one thing is much more expensive than the other). 在价格方面无法相比。◆The education system bears no comparison with that in many Eastern European countries(= it is not as good). 这种教育制度根本不能与许多东欧国家的教育制度相提并论。