WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
a•like /əˈlaɪk/USA pronunciation   adv. 
  1. in the same manner;
    equally:to treat all customers alike.
  2. similar or comparable:Not all people are alike.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
a•like  (ə līk),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. in the same manner or form;
    similarly:They treated all customers alike.
  2. to the same degree;
    equally:All three were guilty alike.

  1. having resemblance or similarity;
    having or showing no marked or important difference:He thinks all politicians are alike.
a•likeness, n. 
  • Scandinavian; compare Old Norse ālīkr, cognate with Old English onlīc, Old High German analīh; replacing Middle English ilich, Old English gelīc, cognate with Old Saxon gilīk, Old High German gilīh (German gleich), Gothic galeiks, Old Norse (g)līkr; see like1
  • Middle English alyke bef. 950
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged similar, akin.
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged differently.

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alike /əˈlaɪk/ adj (postpositive)
  1. possessing the same or similar characteristics: they all look alike to me
  1. in the same or a similar manner, way, or degree: they walk alike
Etymology: Old English gelīc; see like1

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