parallels; paralleled; paralleling
1 : to be similar or equal to (something)
Their test results parallel our own.
Nothing parallels that experience. [=that experience is unlike any other experience; it is unique]
2 : to happen at the same time as (something) and in a way that is related or connected
Rising prices parallel increasing fuel costs.
Spending is paralleled by an increase in the number of loans given.
3 : to be parallel to (something) : to go or extend in the same direction as (something)
The highway parallels the river.