What does Likeness mean?

Definitions for Likeness
ˈlaɪk nɪsLike·ness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Likeness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. likeness, alikeness, similitude(noun)

    similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things

    "man created God in his own likeness"

  2. likeness, semblance(noun)

    picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing

Wiktionary

  1. likeness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being like or alike; similitude; resemblance; similarity.

    Etymology: ; from licnes, a shortening of gelicness. The verb is derived from the noun.

  2. likeness(Noun)

    Appearance or form; guise.

    An enemy in the likeness of a friend.

    Etymology: ; from licnes, a shortening of gelicness. The verb is derived from the noun.

  3. likeness(Noun)

    That which closely resembles; a portrait.

    How he looked, the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine.

    Etymology: ; from licnes, a shortening of gelicness. The verb is derived from the noun.

  4. likeness(Verb)

    To depict.

    Etymology: ; from licnes, a shortening of gelicness. The verb is derived from the noun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Likeness(noun)

    the state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable

  2. Likeness(noun)

    appearance or form; guise

  3. Likeness(noun)

    that which closely resembles; a portrait

  4. Likeness(noun)

    a comparison; parable; proverb

How to pronounce Likeness?

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How to say Likeness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Likeness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Likeness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Likeness in a Sentence

  1. Chairman Robert L. Johnson:

    The most important thing is that creativity or quality of performance should never be judged on the basis of color, or ethnicity, or physical likeness, quality entertainment should be measured by the sheer force of creativity and the commitment that an actor or actress brings to the performance.

  2. Virginia Woolf:

    It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only? Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities? For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity; and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself superior.

  3. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    Again and again, Scripture tells us that God’s is a faithful love. Made in God’s image and likeness, we are called to be faithful. Fidelity grounds our relationship to God and to those he has given to our care.

  4. Condoleezza Rice:

    We believe that students ought to be able to benefit from name, image and likeness, but you can’t decide a program until you know the legal parameters, that was the point. I think some of the commentary suggested that we didn’t really speak on this issue. I think we did speak on this issue, it’s just that we understand there’s a legal framework that has to be developed first.

  5. Thomas Merton:

    The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them”

Images & Illustrations of Likeness

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