What does resemblance mean?

Definitions for resemblancerɪˈzɛm bləns

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. resemblance(noun)

    similarity in appearance or external or superficial details


  1. resemblance(Noun)

    The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity.

  2. resemblance(Noun)

    That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.

  3. resemblance(Noun)

    A comparison; a simile.

  4. resemblance(Noun)

    Probability; verisimilitude.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resemblance(noun)

    the quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity

  2. Resemblance(noun)

    that which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness

  3. Resemblance(noun)

    a comparison; a simile

  4. Resemblance(noun)

    probability; verisimilitude


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resemblance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resemblance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ambrose Bierce:

    Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

  2. John Volk:

    It's a close enough resemblance so that someone can go, 'Hey, that kind of looks like so-and-so,'.

  3. California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso:

    They said he resembled the guy in the video, so there was a resemblance. It wasn't an uncanny resemblance.

  4. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël:

    Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.

  5. Jean Cocteau:

    All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.

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