#### Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

##### by Jerzy Trzeciak

## similar

[to sth; *see also*: like, reminiscent, resemble

It is in all respects similar to matrix multiplication.
[*Not*: “similar as'']

In the course of writing this paper we learned that P. Fox has
simultaneously obtained results similar to ours in certain
respects.

The proof is similar in spirit to that of [8].

Analysis similar to that in Section 2 shows that......

Similar arguments to those above show that......

This says that f is no longer than the supremum of the boundary values of G,
a statement similar to (1).

A similar result holds for......

in a similar fashion

in an exactly similar way

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