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 ?
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.
One was of a beautiful woman and the other might have been a likeness of the man who sat beside her, except for a subtle difference of expression that was scarcely definable.
Besides, it will be impossible to prevent some persons from suspecting that they are brothers and sisters, fathers and mothers to each other; for, from the mutual likeness there is between the sire and the offspring, they will necessarily conclude in what relation they stand to each other, which circumstance, we are informed by those writers who describe different parts of the world, does sometimes happen; for in Upper Africa there are wives in common who yet deliver their children to their respective fathers, being guided by their likeness to them.
It seemed as if an enormous giant, or a Titan, had sculptured his own likeness on the precipice.
Now, here is a likeness which I have taken over and over again, and still with no better result.
I am Barbicane's likeness, and Barbicane is Nicholl's.
I am so unfortunate as not to possess a sense of humor; and if you did my likeness, I am afraid I should not see the joke of it.
He was black in the face, and they scarcely could trace The least likeness to what he had been: While so great was his fright that his waistcoat turned white- A wonderful thing to be seen!
After the discovery of the likeness no fresh light seemed destined to break over the mystery of the woman in white.
And an idol, indeed, it is; or, rather, in old times, its likeness was.
Finally, her handsome features looked down on her darling from a portrait on the wall, as if it were even something to her that her likeness should watch him while he slept.
They, while reproducing the distinctive form of the original, make a likeness which is true to life and yet more beautiful.