Synonyms for (noun) parallel

Synonyms: analog, analogue, parallel

Definition: something having the property of being analogous to something else

Similar words: similarity

Definition: the quality of being similar


Synonyms: latitude, line of latitude, parallel, parallel of latitude

Definition: an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator

Similar words: line

Definition: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent


Synonyms: parallel

Definition: (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)

Usage: parallels never meet

Similar words: figure

Definition: a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

Synonyms for (verb) parallel

Synonyms: collimate, parallel

Definition: make or place parallel to something

Usage: They paralleled the ditch to the highway

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: parallel

Definition: be parallel to

Usage: Their roles are paralleled by ours

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun


Synonyms: parallel, duplicate, twin

Definition: duplicate or match

Usage: The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Synonyms for (adjective) parallel

Synonyms: parallel

Definition: being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting

Usage: parallel lines never converge; concentric circles are parallel; dancers in two parallel rows

Similar words: antiparallel

Definition: (especially of vectors) parallel but oppositely directed

Usage: antiparallel vectors


Similar words: collateral

Definition: situated or running side by side

Usage: collateral ridges of mountains


Similar words: nonconvergent, nonintersecting

Definition: (of lines, planes, or surfaces) never meeting or crossing


Synonyms: parallel

Definition: of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations

Usage: parallel processing

Similar words: synchronal, synchronic, synchronous

Definition: occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

Usage: recovery was synchronous with therapy- Jour.A.M.A.; a synchronous set of clocks; the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight; synchronous oscillations