AskDefine | Define unlike

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unlike adj
1 not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different" [syn: dissimilar, different] [ant: like]
2 not equal in amount; "they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities" [syn: unequal] [ant: like]

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Preposition

unlike
  1. different from
    This theoretically realistic and humorous novel is not unlike The Waste Land.

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Adjective

unlike
  1. Not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance; as, the cases are unlike.
  2. Not likely; improbable; unlikely.

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