- The definition of alike is having similarities.
Lions and tigers are an example of two things that are alike.
These lion cubs are alike.
alike definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English olike ; from Old English gelic, onlike and amp; Old Norse (g)likr, alikr ; from Proto-Germanic an unverified form galik- ; from an unverified form ga- (; from Indo-European an unverified form ge-, perfective prefix) plush an unverified form lik-: see like
- in the same manner; similarly
- to the same degree; equally
- alikeness noun
alike definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English alich (influenced by Old Norse ālīkr), blend of ilich (from Old English gelīc) and anlich (from Old English onlīc); see līk- in Indo-European roots.
- a·likeˈness noun