exchangeable vs similar what difference

what is difference between exchangeable and similar

English

Etymology

exchange +‎ -able

Adjective

exchangeable (not comparable)

  1. Able to be exchanged.
  2. (finance) Having an associated right to be exchanged for another form of financial security.

Translations

Noun

exchangeable (plural exchangeables)

  1. (finance) Any financial instrument with an associated right to be exchanged for another form of financial security.


English

Etymology

From French similaire, from Medieval Latin similaris, extended from Latin similis (like); akin to simul (together).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɪmələ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈsɪməlɚ/

Adjective

similar (comparative more similar, superlative most similar)

  1. Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable.
    • So this was my future home, I thought! Certainly it made a brave picture. I had seen similar ones fired-in on many a Heidelberg stein. Backed by towering hills, [] a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one’s dreams.
  2. (mathematics) Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size, rotational orientation, and position; in particular, having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional; such that one can be had from the other using a sequence of rotations, translations and scalings.

Synonyms

  • (with common characteristics): akin, alike, comparable, identical, same, twin

Antonyms

  • (alike): different, unlike, dissimilar

Derived terms

  • similarity
  • similarly
  • similarness

Related terms

Translations

Noun

similar (plural similars)

  1. That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.
  2. (homeopathy) A material that produces an effect that resembles the symptoms of a particular disease.

Further reading

  • similar in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • similar in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin similāris.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /si.miˈla/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /si.miˈlar/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /si.miˈlaɾ/

Adjective

similar (masculine and feminine plural similars)

  1. similar
    Synonym: semblant

Related terms

  • similitud

Further reading

  • “similar” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨ.mi.ˈlaɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /si.mi.ˈla(ʁ)/
  • Hyphenation: si‧mi‧lar

Adjective

similar m or f (plural similares, comparable)

  1. similar (having traits or characteristics in common)
    Synonyms: parecido, semelhante

Romanian

Etymology

From French similaire

Adjective

similar m or n (feminine singular similară, masculine plural similari, feminine and neuter plural similare)

  1. similar

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /simiˈlaɾ/, [si.miˈlaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: si‧mi‧lar

Adjective

similar (plural similares)

  1. similar
    Synonyms: semejante, parecido, símil (rare)
    Antonyms: desemejante, desigual, diferente, disímil, dispar, disparejo, diverso

Related terms

  • similitud

Further reading

  • “similar” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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