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

  2. Resemble(verb)

    to liken; to compare; to represent as like

  3. Resemble(verb)

    to counterfeit; to imitate

  4. Resemble(verb)

    to cause to imitate or be like

  5. Origin: [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?

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

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. Avigdor Lieberman:

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

  2. Sydney Harris:

    Enemies, as well as lovers, come to resemble each other over a period of time.

  3. Goethe:

    We should know mankind better if we were not so anxious to resemble one another.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.

  5. Leo Tolstoy:

    All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Images & Illustrations of resemble

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