Definitions for resemblerɪˈzɛm bəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word resemble
appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to
"She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar.
To compare; to regard as similar, to liken.
to be like or similar to; to bear the similitude of, either in appearance or qualities; as, these brothers resemble each other
to liken; to compare; to represent as like
to counterfeit; to imitate
to cause to imitate or be like
Origin: [F. ressembler; pref. re- re- + sembler to seem, resemble, fr. L. similare, simulare, to imitate, fr. similis like, similar. See Similar.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'resemble' in Verbs Frequency: #760
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm very wanted in my homeland, i'm part of the scenery. I resemble it.
Enemies, as well as lovers, come to resemble each other over a period of time.
We should know mankind better if we were not so anxious to resemble one another.
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
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Translations for resemble
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- شبه, تشابهArabic
- semblarCatalan, Valencian
- ligne, minde omDanish
- gleichen, ähnelnGerman
- semejar, asemejar, parecerseSpanish
- شباهت داشتنPersian
- gläichenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- āhuahua, āhukahuka, kāhukahukaMāori
- gelijken, lijkenDutch
- minne om, likneNorwegian
- być podobnymPolish
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