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re·sem·blance

 (rĭ-zĕm′bləns)
n.
1. The state or quality of resembling, especially similarity in appearance or in external or superficial details.
2. Something that resembles another; a likeness or semblance.

resemblance

(rɪˈzɛmbləns)
n
1. the state or quality of resembling; likeness or similarity in nature, appearance, etc
2. the degree or extent to which or the respect in which a likeness exists
3. something resembling something else; semblance; likeness
reˈsemblant adj

re•sem•blance

(rɪˈzɛm bləns)

n.
1. the state or fact of resembling; similarity.
2. a degree, kind, or point of likeness.
3. a likeness, appearance, or semblance of something.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French, =resembl(er) to resemble + -ance -ance]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resemblance - similarity in appearance or external or superficial detailsresemblance - similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
alikeness, likeness, similitude - similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
mutual resemblance - symmetrical resemblance
affinity - inherent resemblance between persons or things

resemblance

resemblance

noun
Translations
تَشَابُهشَبَه، تَشابُه
podobapodobnost
lighed
yhdennäköisyys
sličnost
svipur, líking
類似
유사
podobnost
likhet
ความคล้ายคลึง
sự giống nhau

resemblance

[rɪˈzembləns] Nsemejanza f, parecido m
to bear a strong resemblance to sbparecerse mucho a algn, estar clavado a algn
to bear no resemblance to sbno parecerse en absoluto a algn
there is no resemblance between themlos dos no se parecen en absoluto
there is hardly any resemblance between this version and the one I gave youapenas existe parecido entre esta versión y la que te di

resemblance

[rɪˈzɛmbləns] nressemblance f
to bear a strong resemblance to sth/sb → ressembler beaucoup à qch/qn
it bears no resemblance to sth → cela ne ressemble en rien à qch
any resemblance between characters portrayed herein and real people, living or dead, is purely coincidental → toute ressemblance entre les personnages cités dans cette œuvre et des personnes existantes ou ayant existé ne serait que pure coïncidence

resemblance

nÄhnlichkeit f; to bear a strong/a faint/no resemblance to somebody/somethingstarke/leichte/keine Ähnlichkeit mit jdm/etw haben; there’s no resemblance between themes besteht keine Ähnlichkeit zwischen ihnen, sie sind sich (dat)nicht ähnlich

resemblance

[rɪˈzɛmbləns] nsomiglianza
to bear a strong resemblance to → somigliare moltissimo 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.

resemblance

تَشَابُه podoba lighed Ähnlichkeit ομοιότητα parecido yhdennäköisyys ressemblance sličnost somiglianza 類似 유사 gelijkenis likhet podobieństwo semelhança сходство likhet ความคล้ายคลึง benzerlik sự giống nhau 类同之处

resemblance

n. semejanza, parecido.
References in classic literature ?
This play, I saw, was by his son, and I expected a family resemblance.
A clean-shaved face made the resemblance more pronounced than it would otherwise have been.
They found a strong resemblance between father and son, with the difference that might be expected from age and hardships.
A party of leaden dragoons were galloping along one of the shelves, in equipments and uniform of modern cut; and there were some sugar figures, with no strong resemblance to the humanity of any epoch, but less unsatisfactorily representing our own fashions than those of a hundred years ago.
Many characteristics -- and those, too, which contribute not the least forcibly to impart resemblance in a sketch -- must have vanished, or been obscured, before I met the General.
His clear, listening face, framed in its smooth whiteness, made him for the minute as appealing as some wistful patient in a children's hospital; and I would have given, as the resemblance came to me, all I possessed on earth really to be the nurse or the sister of charity who might have helped to cure him.
But stop; does it not bear a faint resemblance to a gigantic fish?
As in general shape the noble Sperm Whale's head may be compared to a Roman war-chariot (especially in front, where it is so broadly rounded); so, at a broad view, the Right Whale's head bears a rather inelegant resemblance to a gigantic galliot-toed shoe.
The resemblance was not complete, of course, for Jurgis was generously paid and comfortably clad, and was provided with a spring cot and a mattress and three substantial meals a day; also he was perfectly at ease, and safe from all peril of life and limb, save only in the case that a desire for beer should lead him to venture outside of the stockyards gates.
Those turbid waters, hurrying, foaming, tearing along, an apt resemblance of that headlong tide of business which is poured along its wave by a race more vehement and energetic than any the old world ever saw.
This ruin consisted of merely a couple of crumbling masses of masonry which bore a rude resemblance to human faces; they leaned forward and touched foreheads, and had the look of being absorbed in conversation.
I believe it's so -- and if it ain't so, there's a heap stronger resemblance than I'd noticed before, anyway.