From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsimilarlysim‧i‧lar‧ly /ˈsɪmələli $ -ərli/ ●●○ W3 AWL adverb LIKE/SIMILARin a similar way OPP differently The first letter she wrote me was less than a page long, and her second letter was similarly brief.[sentence adverb] The cost of food and clothing has come down in recent years. Similarly, fuel prices have fallen quite considerably.
Examples from the Corpussimilarly• Mr Goldie also took the reserve intermediate title with another Epatant son, the similarly aged Goldie's Goldfinger.• On many other issues where he and Mr Bush differ we similarly believe Mr Gore has the better of the argument.• One day, perhaps, Putin will develop a similarly close rapport with Clinton's successor.• Sales of existing homes went up 2% last month. Similarly, construction of new homes rose as well.• Insects that winter on land, under snow, among rocks and vegetation or in soil are similarly exposed to extreme cold.• This idea of creation is similarly expressed in a poem by Dylan Thomas.• Macbeth resembles Angelo in many ways, his hypocrisy being similarly fed by desire yet opposed by conscience.• On Feb. 5,1990, they began a similarly motivated one-week hunger strike.• It corresponded metaphorically to a view of life that was similarly rationalistic and intelligible.• A number of civilians were similarly sentenced.• San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro are similarly situated, both standing at the entrance to great natural harbours.• The most commonly used rocks are granite, quartz, or other similarly stable materials.• The son followed his father's example and, similarly, the daughter modelled herself on her mother.