What does the word similar mean?

Usage examples for similar

  1. The same; similar to. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  2. Mrs. Inchbare replied in much the same words which she had used in answering the similar question put by Sir Patrick. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  3. Member of the provincial Assembly for Quebec County, 1818. In 1822 one of the delegates, with Papineau, sent to England to oppose the union of Upper and Lower Canada; and in 1830 went on a similar mission. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various