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παραπλήσιος 1

1.coming near, nearly resembling, such-like, τοιαῦτα καὶ παραπλήσια such and such-like, Thuc.; ναυσὶ παραπλησίαις τὸν ἀριθμόν with ships nearly equal in number, id=Thuc.:—with dat., παραπλήσιοι ἀλλήλοις about equal, Hdt.; ὅμοια π. τούτοις Dem.
2.foll. by a relat., παρ. ὡς . . , id=Dem.; π. ὥσπερ ἂν εἰ . . , Isocr.:—Neut. παραπλήσια as adv., π. ὡς εἰ . . , perinde ac si . . , Hdt.; so adv. -ίως, Plat.; παραπλησίως ἀγωνίζεσθαι, Lat. aequo Marte contendere, Hdt.

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