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unlike


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unlike  \Un*like"\,  a. 
  1.  Not  like  dissimilar;  diverse;  having  no  resemblance;  as 
  the  cases  are  unlike. 
 
  2.  Not  likely;  improbable;  unlikely.  [Obsoles.] 
 
  {Unlike  quantities}  (Math.),  quantities  expressed  by  letters 
  which  are  different  or  of  different  powers,  as  a,  b,  c, 
  a^{2},  a^{3},  x^{n},  and  the  like 
 
  {Unlike  signs}  (Math.),  the  signs  plus  (+)  and  minus  (-). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unlike 
  adj  1:  not  like  marked  by  dissimilarity;  "for  twins  they  are  very 
  unlike";  "people  are  profoundly  different"  [syn:  {dissimilar}, 
  {different}]  [ant:  {like}] 
  2:  not  equal  in  amount;  "they  distributed  unlike  (or  unequal) 
  sums  to  the  various  charities"  [syn:  {unequal}]  [ant:  {like}] 




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