Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Símile, s. m. equal, match, like, fellow. Il —,the same thing. Egli non ha il —, he has not his equal, his match. Il — si può dire d'ogni colore, the like may be said of all colours. I nostri simili, our fellow-creatures. Ogni — suo — appetisce, like loves like. Chi ha mai visto il —? who has ever seen the like? A —, per —, per lo —, similarly.
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simile: like, semblable, resembling, such, equall, match. Also likewise.