alike Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"alike" in British English

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alikeadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /əˈlaɪk/
B1 similar to each other: The ​children all look very alike.
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alikeadverb

uk   us   /əˈlaɪk/
B2 in a ​similar way: The ​twinsevendress alike. My ​fathertreated us all alike.B2 used after referring to two ​groups of ​people or things to show that both ​groups are ​included: Friends and ​family alike were ​devastated by the ​news of her ​death.
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(Definition of alike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"alike" in American English

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alikeadjective

 us   /əˈlɑɪk/

alike adjective (SIMILAR)

similar; like each other: You and ​yourfather don’t ​look very much alike.

alikeadverb [only after n, not gradable]

 us   /əˈlɑɪk/

alike adverb [only after n, not gradable] (EQUALLY)

equally; both: She ​received hundreds of ​letters of ​support from ​friends and ​strangers alike.
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Translations of “alike”
in Korean 비슷한…
in Arabic مُتَشابِه…
in Malaysian serupa…
in French semblable…
in Russian похожий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的,類似的, 相像的…
in Italian simile, allo stesso modo…
in Turkish benzer, tıpkısı…
in Polish podobny…
in Spanish parecido…
in Vietnamese giống nhau…
in Portuguese parecido…
in Thai เหมือนกัน…
in German gleich…
in Catalan semblant…
in Japanese 同じように, 同様に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的,类似的, 相像的…
in Indonesian mirip, serupa…
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