el parecido
-the resemblance
See the entry for parecido.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (analogous)
a. similar
Mi coche es parecido a este.My car is similar to this one.
b. alike
Todas sus hijas son muy parecidas.All her daughters are very alike.
c. like
Es muy parecida a su abuela materna.She is a lot like her maternal grandmother.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (likeness)
a. resemblance
El parecido entre el original y la falsificación es sorprendente.The resemblance between the original and the counterfeit is uncanny.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. similar
parecido asimilar to, like
bien parecidogood-looking
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. resemblance
cualquier parecido es pura coincidenciaany similarity is purely coincidental
parecido de familiafamily resemblance
1 (similar) similar
tienen apellidos parecidos they have similar surnames; las casas son todas parecidas the houses are all similar o alike
son muy parecidos
nunca he visto cosa parecida I've never seen anything like it; ser parecido a algo to be similar to sth; be like sth; mi reloj es muy parecido al tuyo my watch is very similar to yours; my watch is very like yours; ser parecido a algn (de aspecto) to look like sb; (de carácter) to be like sb
es muy parecida a su hermana
bien parecido good-looking; nice-looking; handsome; no es mal parecida she's not bad-looking
resemblance; likeness
tienen un parecido increíble
yo no te veo el parecido con tu hermano I can't see the resemblance o likeness between you and your brother; hay un gran parecido entre las dos historias there is a great resemblance o likeness between the two stories; the two stories are very alike; tiene un cierto parecido con Marlon Brando he bears a slight resemblance to Marlon Brando
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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