What does semblable mean?

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  1. semblablenoun

    something similar; likeness; representation

  2. semblableadjective


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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SEMBLABLEadjective

    Like; resembling.

    Etymology: semblable, French.

    Then be abhorr’d
    All feasts, societies, and throngs of men!
    His semblable, yea himself, Timon disdains. William Shakespeare.

    With semblable reason we might expect a regularity in the winds. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semblableadjective

    like; similar; resembling

  2. Semblablenoun

    likeness; representation

  3. Etymology: [F., from sembler to seem, resemble, L. similare, simulare. See Simulate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Semblable

    sem′bla-bl, adj. (Shak.) resembling, similar, like.—n. likeness, resemblance.—adv. Sem′blably (Shak.) in like manner.—n. Sem′blance, likeness: appearance: figure.—adj. Sem′blant, resembling, like.—n. (Spens.) resemblance, figure.—adj. Sem′blative (Shak.), resembling, fit, suitable.—v.i. Sem′ble (obs.), to appear: to dissemble: to practise the art of imitation.—adj. like. [Fr.,—sembler, to seem, to resemble—L. similis, like.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of semblable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of semblable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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