likeness


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like·ness

 (līk′nĭs)
n.
1. The state, quality, or fact of being like; resemblance.
2. A similar appearance; a semblance.
3. A pictorial, graphic, or sculptured representation of something; an image.

likeness

(ˈlaɪknɪs)
n
1. the condition of being alike; similarity
2. (Art Terms) a painted, carved, moulded, or graphic image of a person or thing
3. an imitative appearance; semblance

like•ness

(ˈlaɪk nɪs)

n.
1. a portrait; copy.
2. the state or fact of being like or similar.
3. the semblance or appearance of something; guise.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.likeness - similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or thingslikeness - similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
similarity - the quality of being similar
comparability, compare, comparison, equivalence - qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
mirror image, reflection, reflexion - a likeness in which left and right are reversed
naturalness - the likeness of a representation to the thing represented; "engineers strove to increase the naturalness of recorded music"
resemblance - similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
spitting image - a perfect likeness or counterpart
dissimilitude, unlikeness - dissimilarity evidenced by an absence of likeness
2.likeness - picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
Identikit, Identikit picture - a likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
portrait, portrayal - any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits"

likeness

noun
1. resemblance, similarity, correspondence, affinity, similitude These stories have a startling likeness to one another.
2. portrait, study, picture, model, image, photograph, copy, counterpart, representation, reproduction, replica, depiction, facsimile, effigy, delineation The museum displays wax likenesses of every US president.
3. appearance, form, guise, semblance a disservice in the likeness of a favour

likeness

noun
Translations
شَبَه، تَشابُهصورَه مُشابِهَه
podobiznapodobnost
lighedligne godt
eftirmyndsvipur
podobnost

likeness

[ˈlaɪknɪs] N
1. (= resemblance) → semejanza f, parecido m
family likenessaire m de familia
2. (= appearance) → aspecto m
in the likeness ofa imagen y semejanza de ...
to assume the likeness oftomar la forma de ..., adoptar la apariencia de ...
3. (= portrait) → retrato m
it's a good likenessse parece mucho

likeness

[ˈlaɪknəs] n
(= similarity) → ressemblance f
a likeness between → une ressemblance entre
to bear a likeness to sb → avoir une ressemblance avec qn
(= photo, portrait) to be a good likeness → être très ressemblant(e)
She says the artist's impression is an excellent likeness of her abductor → Elle dit que le portrait de son ravisseur est très ressemblant.

likeness

n (= resemblance)Ähnlichkeit f; (= portrait)Bild(nis) nt; to have a likeness to somebody/one anotherjdm/einander ähnlich sehen; the ghost appeared in the likeness of a monkder Geist erschien in der Gestalt eines Mönchs; the god took on the likeness of a bullder Gott nahm die Form eines Stiers an; the painting is a good likeness of himer ist auf dem Gemälde gut getroffen

likeness

[ˈlaɪknɪs] n
a. (similarity) → somiglianza
there is a family likeness → ci sono tratti caratteristici della famiglia
that's a good likeness of you → ti rassomiglia molto
b. (form) in the likeness ofsotto le apparenze or l'aspetto di

like1

(laik) adjective
the same or similar. They're as like as two peas.
preposition
the same as or similar to; in the same or a similar way as. He climbs like a cat; She is like her mother.
noun
someone or something which is the same or as good etc as another. You won't see his like / their like again.
conjunction
(especially American) in the same or a similar way as. No-one does it like he does.
ˈlikely adjective
1. probable. the likely result; It's likely that she'll succeed.
2. looking etc as if it might be good, useful, suitable etc. a likely spot for a picnic; She's the most likely person for the job.
ˈlikelihood noun
probability.
ˈliken verb
to think or speak of as being similar; to compare. He likened the earth to an apple.
ˈlikeness noun
1. (a) similarity or resemblance. The likeness between them is amazing.
2. a representation of a a person etc in a photographic or painted portrait etc. That photo of Mary is a good likeness.
ˈlikewise adverb
1. in the same or a similar manner. He ignored her, and she ignored him likewise.
2. also. Mrs. Brown came, likewise Mrs. Smith.
like-ˈminded adjective
having a similar opinion or purpose.
a likely story!
I don't believe it!.
as likely as not
probably. As likely as not, he won't remember to come.
be like someone
to be typical of someone. It isn't like him to be late.(=Geç kalmak onun adeti değildir.)
feel like
to be inclined, willing or anxious to (do or have something). I don't feel like going out; I expect he feels like a cup of tea.
he etc is likely to
it is probable that he etc will. He is likely to fail.
look like
1. to appear similar to. She looks very like her mother.
2. to show the effects, signs or possibility of. It looks like rain.
not likely!
certainly not!. `Would you put your head in a lion's mouth?' `Me? Not likely!'
References in classic literature ?
To my mother, all my clothes, except the blue apron with pockets--also my likeness, and my medal, with much love.
In the presence of others she expressed admiration for his exalted gifts, as she handed the photograph around and dwelt upon the fidelity of the likeness.
It was in the likeness of an abject and creeping tortoise.
It is a likeness of a young man, in a silken dressing-gown of an old fashion, the soft richness of which is well adapted to the countenance of reverie, with its full, tender lips, and beautiful eyes, that seem to indicate not so much capacity of thought, as gentle and voluptuous emotion.
There is one likeness, without which my gallery of Custom-House portraits would be strangely incomplete, but which my comparatively few opportunities for observation enable me to sketch only in the merest outline.
Its panelled front was in the likeness of a ship's bluff bows, and the Holy Bible rested on the projecting piece of scroll work, fashioned after a ship's fiddle-headed beak.
Drawing across her bow, he perceived that in accordance with the fanciful French taste, the upper part of her stem-piece was carved in the likeness of a huge drooping stalk, was painted green, and for thorns had copper spikes projecting from it here and there; the whole terminating in a symmetrical folded bulb of a bright red color.
His portrait is common in the farmhouses of the region, but is believed by many to be but an indifferent likeness.
A figure with streaming black locks was staying the blow, and this, Rebecca explained complacently, was intended as a likeness of herself, though she was rather vague as to the method she should use in attaining her end.
Harriet's features are very delicate, which makes a likeness difficult; and yet there is a peculiarity in the shape of the eye and the lines about the mouth which one ought to catch.
She returned it almost instantly, acknowledging the likeness.
This pale crescent was "the likeness of a kingly crown;" what it diademed was "the shape which shape had none.