Resemblance

  • 1 Resemblance — may refer to: *Resemblance: as in you have a resemblance to your brother (In the case of twins) see analogy and similarity *Resemblance nominalism *Ludwig Wittgenstein s family resemblances *In text mining, the degree to which two documents… …

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  • 2 Resemblance — Re*sem blance ( blans), n. [Cf. F. ressemblance. See {Resemble}.] 1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity. [1913 Webster] One main end of poetry and painting is to please; they bear a great resemblance to each… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 resemblance — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. resemblance (c.1300); see RESEMBLE (Cf. resemble) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 resemblance — I noun affinity, agreement, alikeness, analogy, approximation, closeness, conformance, conformity, correspondence, counterpart, ditto, double, duplication, effigy, equality, fascimile, fellow, homogeneity, identicalness, identity, image,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 resemblance — *likeness, similarity, similitude, analogy, affinity Analogous words: correspondence, agreement, harmonizing or harmony, conformity (see corresponding verbs at AGREE): *comparison, parallel Antonyms: difference: distinction …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 resemblance — [n] correspondence, similarity affinity, alikeness, analogy, birds of a feather*, carbon*, carbon copy, clone, closeness, coincidence, comparability, comparison, conformity, counterpart, double, facsimile, image, kinship, likeness, like of, look… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 resemblance — faite sur le vif, Effigies …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 8 resemblance — ► NOUN 1) the state of resembling. 2) a way in which things resemble each other …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 resemblance — [ri zem′bləns] n. [ME < Anglo Fr] 1. the state, fact, or quality of resembling; similarity of appearance, or, sometimes, of character; likeness 2. a point, degree, or sort of likeness 3. something that resembles; likeness or semblance (of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 resemblance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close, great, marked, remarkable, striking, strong ▪ eerie (esp. AmE), uncanny ▪ She …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 resemblance */ — UK [rɪˈzembləns] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms resemblance : singular resemblance plural resemblances if there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar, especially in their appearance resemblance between: The …

    English dictionary

  • 12 resemblance — n. 1) to bear a resemblance to 2) a close, strong; remote; striking resemblance 3) a family resemblance 4) a resemblance between; to * * * [rɪ zembləns] remote striking resemblance strong to a close a family resemblance …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 resemblance — re|sem|blance [rıˈzembləns] n [U and C] if there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar, especially in the way they look →↑similarity resemblance between ▪ The resemblance between Susan and her sister was remarkable. bear …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 resemblance — re|sem|blance [ rı zembləns ] noun count or uncount * if there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar, especially in their appearance: resemblance between: The resemblance between the sisters is striking. bear a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 resemblance — /ri zem bleuhns/, n. 1. the state or fact of resembling; similarity. 2. a degree, kind, or point of likeness. 3. a likeness, appearance, or semblance of something. [1350 1400; ME < AF, equiv. to resembl(er) to RESEMBLE + ance ANCE] Syn. 1.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 resemblance — [[t]rɪze̱mbləns[/t]] resemblances N VAR: oft adj N, N between/to n If there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar to each other. There was a remarkable resemblance between him and Pete... Our tour prices bore little… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 resemblance — noun (C, U) a similarity between two things, especially in the way they look (+ between): You can see the resemblance between Susan and her sister. | bear a resemblance to (=look like): He bears a remarkable resemblance to Kurt Russell …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 resemblance — noun /ɹəzˈɛmbləns/ a) The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity. Words and things were united in their resemblance. Renaissance man thought in terms of similitudes: the theatre of life, the mirror of nature. There were… …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 resemblance — noun Sara says they re twins, but I don t see any resemblance Syn: similarity, likeness, similitude, correspondence, congruity, congruence, coincidence, conformity, agreement, equivalence, comparability, parallelism, uniformity, sameness See note …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 resemblance — [rɪˈzembləns] noun [C/U] if there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar …

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