alike

[[t]əla͟ɪk[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED: v-link ADJ If two or more things are alike, they are similar in some way.

We looked very alike.

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2) ADV-GRADED: ADV after v Alike means in a similar way.

They even dressed alike.

...their assumption that all men and women think alike.

Ant:
differently
3) ADV: n and n ADV (emphasis) You use alike after mentioning two or more people, groups, or things in order to emphasize that you are referring to both or all of them.

The techniques are being applied almost everywhere by big and small firms alike.

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