What does resemble mean?

Definitions for resemble
rɪˈzɛm bəlre·sem·ble

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

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

  2. Resemble(verb)

    to liken; to compare; to represent as like

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

  3. Resemble(verb)

    to counterfeit; to imitate

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

  4. Resemble(verb)

    to cause to imitate or be like

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resemble

    rē-zem′bl, v.t. to be similar to: to have the likeness of: to possess similar qualities or appearance: to compare: to make like.—adj. Resemblable, admitting of being compared.—n. Resem′blance, the state of resembling: similitude: likeness: similarity: that which is similar.—adj. Resem′blant.—n. Resem′bler.—adj. Resem′bling.—adv. Resem′blingly. [O. Fr. resembler (Fr. ressembler)—re-, again, sembler, to seem—L. simulāre, to make like—similis, like.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce resemble?

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How to say resemble in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resemble in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resemble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of resemble in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The human tendency is to resemble or imitate those we admire; the common result is the delusion, that to emulate another’s personality creates a pseudo persona, measurably dissimilar from our own.

  2. Greg Walden:

    Facts are facts and fiction is fiction. And a lie doesn't become truth just because it appears on the front page of the newspaper, much of what has been targeted towards me and my team, has been half-truths, or at best stories that have been so twisted they do not resemble reality.

  3. Roshan Bastani:

    As Many Latinos live in this country over multiple generations Many Latinos cancer profile will begin to resemble the population of the United States.

  4. Avigdor Lieberman:

    I'm very wanted in my homeland, i'm part of the scenery. I resemble it.

  5. Lei Ming:

    Since then, all young women nationwide find that girls who are dressed as guys are no less handsome and more sexually attractive and secure than real guys, in the subculture, neutral-looking, slender and short-hair girls resemble the ideal male image in the world of manga (Japanese comics). This positioning appeals to a lot of people of the new generation.

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