Synonyms for parallel

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : par-uh-lel, -luhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌlɛl, -ləl

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Définition of parallel

Origin :
  • 1540s, from Middle French parallèle (16c.) and directly from Latin parallelus, from Greek parallelos "parallel," from para allelois "beside one another," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + allelois "each other," from allos "other" (see alias). As a noun from 1550s. Parallel bars as gymnastics apparatus are recorded from 1868.
  • adj aligned, side-by-side
  • adj akin, similar
  • noun complement, correlation
  • verb be alike
Example sentences :
  • Our present financial condition is without a parallel in history.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • There is no parallel in history to the humiliation they have patiently borne.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • In all history there is no parallel case, and no official record such as his.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Surely, so far, the things for which both he and I were chosen were parallel.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • He will not only be a Prince now, but a master "without a parallel" in the liberal arts.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • To run straight, the axes of all the wheels must obviously be parallel.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884 » by Various
  • I do it for a rather singular reason, which I will illustrate by a parallel.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • I pass all this by: I will run the parallel between the slave and wife.
  • Extract from : « Slavery Ordained of God » by Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
  • Personal charms, it would be ridiculous to run the parallel.
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • The position of the bed, the idea of the draperies all are parallel.
  • Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore

Antonyms for parallel

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