What does resemblance mean?

Definitions for resemblance
rɪˈzɛm blənsre·sem·blance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resemblance(noun)

    similarity in appearance or external or superficial details

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce resemblance?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say resemblance in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of resemblance in a Sentence

  1. Barbara Muschietti:

    What was probably more important to me was resemblance, physical resemblance, i get turned off very easily when I see a movie with two timelines and the actors don't look alike. It's enough for me to disengage, so I wanted to start this movie with that already clear, people already believing that it could be the same character.

  2. Abdul Salam Maftoon:

    The resemblance has boosted my chances of winning the competition by 50%.

  3. Auguste Rodin:

    If the artist only reproduces superficial features as photography does, if he copies the lineaments of a face exactly, without reference to character, he deserves no admiration. The resemblance which he ought to obtain is that of the soul.

  4. John Owen:

    But this is the second work of the law when it hath by its convictions brought the sinner into a condition of a sense of guilt which he cannot avoid, -- nor will anything tender him relief, which way so ever he lose, for he is in a desert, -- it represents unto him the holiness and severity of God, with his indignation and wrath against sin which have a resemblance of a consuming fire. This fills his heart with dread and terror and makes him see his miserable, undone condition.

  5. Abdelhamid Abaaoud:

    I suddenly saw my picture all over the media, but alhamdulillah( thanks be to God), the kuffar( infidels) were blinded by Allah, i was even stopped by an officer who contemplated me so as to compare me to the picture, but he let me go, as he did not see the resemblance.

Images & Illustrations of resemblance

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