Synonyms for resemblance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ri-zem-bluhns
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈzɛm bləns

Top 10 synonyms for resemblance Other synonyms for the word resemblance

Définition of resemblance

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Anglo-French resemblance (c.1300), from Old French resembler (see resemble) + -ance.
  • noun correspondence, similarity
Example sentences :
  • There was, indeed, a resemblance in their size and persons, which favoured the delusion.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Mr. Rockefeller did not discover the hog, but it is considered his by right of resemblance.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • He was studying the resemblance between Arabic and English words.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • There were many points of resemblance between Altamont and Hatteras, but no affinities.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • This resemblance was furthered by the fact that the man's profile was birdlike.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • It is in the union of these two perceptions that his resemblance to Michael Angelo lies.
  • Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore
  • The resemblance to Maurice was startling, but it was nearly always fleeting.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Of course it was only a resemblance—but what was he waiting there for?
  • Extract from : « Jan and Her Job » by L. Allen Harker
  • Innateness: no resemblance to her mother or forerunners on the maternal side.
  • Extract from : « A Zola Dictionary » by J. G. Patterson

Antonyms for resemblance

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