Having close resemblance; similar: The twins are as alike as two peas in a pod. Friends are generally alike in background and tastes.
In the same manner or to the same degree: They dress and walk alike.
[Middle English alich (influenced by Old Norse ālīkr), blend of ilich (from Old English gelīc) and anlich (from Old English onlīc); see līk- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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