Alife vs Alike - What's the difference?

alife | alike |


As a noun alife

is (artificial life).

As an adjective alike is

having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.

As an adverb alike is

in the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

alife

English

Etymology 1

Compare (lief) dear.

Adverb

(-)
  • (obsolete) On one's life; dearly.
  • I love that sport alife . — Beaumont and Fletcher.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • References

    (Webster 1913)

    alike

    English

    Alternative forms

    * yliche (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.
  • The twins were alike .

    Derived terms

    * alikeness

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations.
  • Derived terms

    * share and share alike

    Anagrams

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