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Similarily vs. Similarly: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 25, 2023
Similarily is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is similarly. "Similarly" means in a like or comparable manner.

Which is correct: Similarily or Similarly

How to spell Similarly?

Similarily is Incorrect

Similarly is Correct

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Key Differences

Use mnemonic i.e. "SIMple LIkeness LYing there," emphasizing the correct spelling parts.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023
Associate "similarly" with "simple," both start with 'sim' and are spelled without extra 'i's.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023
Practice spelling "similar" correctly, and then adding "ly" will naturally lead to the correct form.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023
Note the absence of an extra "i" in "similar"; hence, "similarly" also doesn't have an extra "i."
Huma Saeed
Dec 25, 2023
Remember that "similar" is the root word, and you simply add "ly" to form "similarly."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023
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Similarly Definitions

"Similarly" means in a like manner.
Similarly dressed, the twins were indistinguishable.
Harlon Moss
Dec 04, 2023
Used to indicate something is done in the same way.
She laughed, and he smiled similarly.
Huma Saeed
Dec 04, 2023
Expresses equivalence or likeness in actions.
He was late, and similarly, so was she.
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Dec 04, 2023
To show comparison between two actions or items.
Similarly to her sister, she excels in sports.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 04, 2023
Indicates the same response or reaction.
Similarly, the audience clapped enthusiastically.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 04, 2023
Having a resemblance in appearance or nature; alike though not identical.
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Dec 02, 2023
(Mathematics) Having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional. Used of geometric figures
Similar triangles.
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Dec 02, 2023
(manner) In a like style or manner.
The sisters dressed similarly.
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Dec 02, 2023
(conjunctive) Used to link similar items
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Dec 02, 2023
In a similar manner.
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Dec 02, 2023
In like or similar manner;
He was similarly affected
Some people have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil
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Dec 02, 2023

FAQs

What is the pronunciation of similarly?

"Similarly" is pronounced as /ˈsɪmɪlərli/.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

Why is it called similarly?

It's called "similarly" because it's an adverb form of "similar," indicating likeness or comparability in manner or form.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

What is the plural form of similarly?

Adverbs like "similarly" do not have plural forms.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

Which preposition is used with similarly?

Prepositions like "to" or "with" are often used with "similarly."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 25, 2023

Which conjunction is used with similarly?

Conjunctions such as "and" or "but" can be used with "similarly."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

What is the verb form of similarly?

"Similarly" is an adverb and doesn't have a verb form. It modifies verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.
Huma Saeed
Dec 25, 2023

What is the singular form of similarly?

"Similarly" is an adverb and doesn't have a singular or plural form.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

What is the root word of similarly?

The root word of "similarly" is "similar."
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly a negative or positive word?

"Similarly" is neutral; it's neither inherently negative nor positive.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

Which vowel is used before similarly?

The vowel 'a' is used before "similarly" in its root word "similar."
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

What is the third form of similarly?

"Similarly" does not have a third form; it remains constant as an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly an adverb?

Yes, "similarly" is an adverb.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly an abstract noun?

No, "similarly" is not a noun; it's an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

How do we divide similarly into syllables?

"Similarly" is divided as sim-i-lar-ly.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

What is the second form of similarly?

As an adverb, "similarly" does not have a second form.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 25, 2023

Which article is used with similarly?

Being an adverb, "similarly" typically doesn't require an article.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly a noun or adjective?

No, "similarly" is not a noun or adjective; it's an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly a countable noun?

No, "similarly" is an adverb, not a countable noun.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

How many syllables are in similarly?

"Similarly" has four syllables.
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023

What is the opposite of similarly?

The opposite of "similarly" could be "differently" or "contrarily."
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023

What is the first form of similarly?

"Similarly" is an adverb and doesn't have different forms like verbs.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly a collective noun?

No, "similarly" is not a noun; it's an adverb.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

Is the similarly term a metaphor?

No, "similarly" is not a metaphor; it's used to indicate similarity in manner or form.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 25, 2023

What part of speech is similarly?

"Similarly" is an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

Which determiner is used with similarly?

Determiners are generally not used with adverbs like "similarly."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 25, 2023

How is similarly used in a sentence?

Example: "He plays the guitar, and similarly, she plays the piano well."
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

Is similarly a vowel or consonant?

"Similarly" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023

Is the word similarly is imperative?

No, "similarly" is not imperative; it's an adverb describing how something is done.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in similarly?

The first syllable, "sim," is stressed in "similarly."
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

What is another term for similarly?

Another term for "similarly" is "likewise."
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023
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