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re·sem·ble

 (rĭ-zĕm′bəl)
tr.v. re·sem·bled, re·sem·bling, re·sem·bles
To exhibit similarity or likeness to.

[Middle English resemblen, from Old French resembler : re-, re- + sembler, to appear (from Latin simulāre, to imitate, from similis, like; see sem- in Indo-European roots).]

re·sem′bler n.

resemble

(rɪˈzɛmbəl)
vb
(tr) to possess some similarity to; be like
[C14: from Old French resembler, from re- + sembler to look like, from Latin similis like]
reˈsembler n

re•sem•ble

(rɪˈzɛm bəl)

v.t. -bled, -bling.
1. to be like or similar to.
2. Archaic. to liken or compare.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French resembler, Old French, =re- re- + sembler to seem, be like < Latin similāre, derivative of similis like]

resemble


Past participle: resembled
Gerund: resembling

Imperative
resemble
resemble
Present
I resemble
you resemble
he/she/it resembles
we resemble
you resemble
they resemble
Preterite
I resembled
you resembled
he/she/it resembled
we resembled
you resembled
they resembled
Present Continuous
I am resembling
you are resembling
he/she/it is resembling
we are resembling
you are resembling
they are resembling
Present Perfect
I have resembled
you have resembled
he/she/it has resembled
we have resembled
you have resembled
they have resembled
Past Continuous
I was resembling
you were resembling
he/she/it was resembling
we were resembling
you were resembling
they were resembling
Past Perfect
I had resembled
you had resembled
he/she/it had resembled
we had resembled
you had resembled
they had resembled
Future
I will resemble
you will resemble
he/she/it will resemble
we will resemble
you will resemble
they will resemble
Future Perfect
I will have resembled
you will have resembled
he/she/it will have resembled
we will have resembled
you will have resembled
they will have resembled
Future Continuous
I will be resembling
you will be resembling
he/she/it will be resembling
we will be resembling
you will be resembling
they will be resembling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been resembling
you have been resembling
he/she/it has been resembling
we have been resembling
you have been resembling
they have been resembling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been resembling
you will have been resembling
he/she/it will have been resembling
we will have been resembling
you will have been resembling
they will have been resembling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been resembling
you had been resembling
he/she/it had been resembling
we had been resembling
you had been resembling
they had been resembling
Conditional
I would resemble
you would resemble
he/she/it would resemble
we would resemble
you would resemble
they would resemble
Past Conditional
I would have resembled
you would have resembled
he/she/it would have resembled
we would have resembled
you would have resembled
they would have resembled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
look like - bear a physical resemblance to; "She looks like her mother"
come to life - be lifelike, as of a painting; "If you look at it long enough, this portrait comes to life!"
take after - be similar to a relative; "She takes after her father!"
approximate, come close - be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"
imitate - appear like, as in behavior or appearance; "Life imitate art"
echo, recall - call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"

resemble

verb be like, look like, favour (informal), mirror, echo, parallel, be similar to, duplicate, take after, remind you of, bear a resemblance to, put you in mind of She so resembles her mother.

resemble

verb
To be similar to, as in appearance:
Chiefly Regional: favor.
Translations
يُشابِهُيُشْبِه
podobat se
ligneminde om
muistuttaa
sličiti
hasonlít
líkjast
似ている
닮다
būti panašiam į
atgādinātbūt līdzīgamlīdzināties
biti podoben
likna
คล้าย
giống với

resemble

[rɪˈzembl] VTparecerse a
he doesn't resemble his fatherno se parece a su padre
they do resemble one anothersí se parecen el uno al otro

resemble

[rɪˈzɛmbəl] vt [+ person, thing, situation] → ressembler à

resemble

vtähneln, gleichen; they resemble each othersie ähneln or gleichen sich (dat)or einander

resemble

[rɪˈzɛmbl] vt(as)somigliare a

resemble

(rəˈzembl) verb
to be like or look like. He doesn't resemble either of his parents.
reˈsemblance noun
I can see some resemblance(s) between him and his father.

resemble

يُشابِهُ podobat se ligne ähneln μοιάζω parecerse, parecerse a muistuttaa ressembler sličiti assomigliare 似ている 닮다 lijken op ligne być podobnym parecer-se com напоминать likna คล้าย benzemek giống với 类似

resemble

v. tener semejanza; parecerse a.
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