Synonyms and related words:
admit of comparison, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, be, be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, come close, come near, come up to, compare, compare to, compare with, copy, correspond, correspond to, counterfeit, evoke, favor, feature, follow, imitate, look like, match, match up with, measure up to, mimic, mirror, near, nearly reproduce, not compare with, not tell apart, parallel, partake of, remind one of, rival, savor of, seem like, simulate, smack of, sound like, stack up with, suggest, take after, vie, vie with

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  • Resemble — Re*sem ble (r? z?m b l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resembled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Resembling} ( bl?ng).] [F. ressembler; pref. re re + sembler to seem, resemble, fr. L. similare, simulare, to imitate, fr. similis like, similar. See {Similar}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resemble — index appear (seem to be), approximate, correspond (be equivalent), demean (deport oneself) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • resemble — mid 14c., from O.Fr. resembler (12c.), from re , intensive prefix, + sembler to appear, to seem, be like, from L. simulare to copy. Related: Resembled; resembling …   Etymology dictionary

  • resemble — [v] look or be like appear like, approximate, bear resemblance to, be similar to, be the very picture of*, bring to mind, coincide, come close to, come near, correspond to, double, duplicate, echo, favor, feature, follow, have earmarks of*, have… …   New thesaurus

  • resemble — ► VERB ▪ have a similar appearance to or features in common with. ORIGIN Old French resembler, from Latin similare, from similis like …   English terms dictionary

  • resemble — [ri zem′bəl] vt. resembled, resembling [ME resemblen < OFr resembler < re , again + sembler < L simulare: see SIMULATE] 1. to be like or similar to in appearance or nature 2. Archaic to liken or compare …   English World dictionary

  • resemble — 01. Salome certainly [resembles] her mother physically, but their characters are completely different. 02. This house [resembles] the house that I grew up in. 03. The flavor of snake meat apparently [resembles] that of chicken. 04. Bill and Bob… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • resemble */*/ — UK [rɪˈzemb(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms resemble : present tense I/you/we/they resemble he/she/it resembles present participle resembling past tense resembled past participle resembled [never passive] to be similar to someone or… …   English dictionary

  • resemble — verb ADVERB ▪ closely, greatly, strongly, very much ▪ He very much resembles a friend of mine. ▪ in no way, not remotely ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • resemble — re|sem|ble [ rı zembl ] verb transitive ** never passive to be similar to someone or something, especially in appearance: The two species resemble each other. closely/faintly/strongly/vaguely resemble: Soldiers are trained under conditions that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • resemble — verb /ɹɪˈzɛmb(ə)l/ a) To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar. But what youve just described does resemble a person of that kind. b) To compare; to regard as similar, to liken. And …   Wiktionary