Definitions for resemblerɪˈzɛm bəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word resemble

Princeton's WordNet

  1. resemble(verb)

    appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

    "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"


  1. resemble(Verb)

    To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar.

  2. resemble(Verb)

    To compare; to regard as similar, to liken.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resemble(verb)

    to be like or similar to; to bear the similitude of, either in appearance or qualities; as, these brothers resemble each other

  2. Resemble(verb)

    to liken; to compare; to represent as like

  3. Resemble(verb)

    to counterfeit; to imitate

  4. Resemble(verb)

    to cause to imitate or be like

  5. Origin: [F. ressembler; pref. re- re- + sembler to seem, resemble, fr. L. similare, simulare, to imitate, fr. similis like, similar. See Similar.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resemble' in Verbs Frequency: #760

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