parallels

All Noun Verb
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  • There were also parallels in the development of literature and social thought.
  • Many writers from ancient times to the present have seen parallels between the family and the forms of the state.
  • This intrigued her for what she saw as parallels to her own post-war European world.
  • However, some parallels have been drawn with the birth story of Jesus.
  • He said that he was well aware of these parallels.
  • There are many parallels between the novel and the later real-life disasters.
  • The play contains a fair number of political parallels.
  • These parallels with human societies have long been an inspiration and subject of study.
  • He used parallels and meridians to link together every place in the world.
  • No parallels to these mass-produced inscriptions are known in any other early ancient civilizations.
  • But others find many parallels to today's world and its absurdities.
  • Most of its course roughly parallels that of the Indian River a few miles to the south and west.
  • When a single standard parallel is used, distances along all other parallels are stretched.
  • Both of these fires drew parallels to the Great Fire in the media of the time.
  • In geometry, among other works, he wrote on the theory of parallels.
  • Modern parallels to this concept are laws of physics, but there is one big difference.
  • Under the influence of the potion, she makes her first jump across the parallels to meet her father.
  • Even so, parallels have been identified between him and more progressive composers.
  • However, they are of a lower quality and are much simpler than their Old Kingdom parallels.
  • A number of its staff have left to form other companies, often with significant parallels with Arup.
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Root form of parallels is parallel for both verb and noun.

Meaning of parallels

  • noun (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)
    parallels never meet
  • verb Be parallel to
    Their roles are paralleled by ours
  • verb Make or place parallel to something
    They paralleled the ditch to the highway