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See definition of parallels on Dictionary.com
  • nouncomplement, correlation
  • verbbe alike

synonyms for parallels

  • analogy
  • comparison
  • corollary
  • resemblance
  • similarity
  • analogue
  • correlate
  • correspondence
  • correspondent
  • counterpart
  • double
  • duplicate
  • duplication
  • equal
  • equivalent
  • kin
  • likeness
  • match
  • parallelism
  • twin
  • countertype
  • homologue
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antonyms for parallels

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  • difference
  • dissimilarity
  • unlikeness
  • divergence
  • opposite
  • reverse
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How to use parallels in a sentence

The first two Acts of Hills play proceed much after the manner of its prototype, with close parallels in language.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
We naturally look for parallels among the defective scales noticed in the Problems and in Plutarch's dialogues.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
I was surprised to find how closely his view parallels our own Christian view of infant salvation.
SILVER CHIMES IN SYRIAW. S. NELSON
Interesting parallels have been gleaned from various religious literatures in Europe, Egypt, India, and elsewhere.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
All these conditions are undeniably "true parallels" to "the conditions under which the Homeric poems appeared."
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
The second myth, in which Cronus swallows his children, has numerous parallels in savage legend.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
And the same holds good of the other interesting but inconclusive parallels drawn by Dr. Cunliffe.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
And beyond this, Dr. Tschischwitz's parallels are flatly unconvincing, or rather they promptly put themselves out of court.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
In view of some other parallels and clues drawn by him, our agreements leave me a little uneasy.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
A number of parallels have been cited from various sources by M. Cosquin, a few of which may be mentioned.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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