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Resemblance meaning

resemblance - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity.
  2. 2. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
  3. 3. A comparison; a simile.
  4. 4. Probability; verisimilitude.
  5. 5. Likeness.

resemblance - examples of usage

  1. The man before him, however, was different in his dress and age; he was more cheery, too, in his aspect, and it was hard to define where the vague resemblance lay- but a resemblance there certainly was. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. Not only, as has been often remarked, is there no resemblance between the particular thought and the particular thing, but thoughts and things generally are too unlike to be compared. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. Why, when you looked in the glass the other day, you saw the resemblance. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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