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Synonyms of parallel

Noun


1. analogue, analog, parallel, similarity

usage: something having the property of being analogous to something else

2. latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel, line

usage: an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator

3. parallel, figure

usage: (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes); "parallels never meet"

Verb


1. parallel, match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree

usage: be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"

2. parallel, collimate, change, alter, modify

usage: make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"

3. twin, duplicate, parallel, match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree

usage: duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

Adjective


1. parallel (vs. perpendicular) (vs. oblique), antiparallel, collateral, nonconvergent, nonintersecting, comparable, symmetrical#1, symmetric

usage: being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"

2. parallel, synchronous (vs. asynchronous), synchronal, synchronic

usage: of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"

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