Synonyms for resemble

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ri-zem-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈzɛm bəl

Top 10 synonyms for resemble Other synonyms for the word resemble

Définition of resemble

Origin :
  • mid-14c., from Old French resembler "belike" (12c., Modern French ressemble), from re-, intensive prefix, + sembler "to appear, to seem, be like," from Latin simulare "to copy" (see similar (adj.)). Related: Resembled; resembling.
  • verb look or be like
Example sentences :
  • I answered that there was every reason why I should resemble her.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • It is our duty to resemble him as much as we can; that is to say, as much as an ape can resemble a man.
  • Extract from : « Initiation into Philosophy » by Emile Faguet
  • I earnestly hope it may not resemble any type of death to which we are liable.
  • Extract from : « The Room in the Dragon Volant » by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  • They all had a human form and did not resemble their mother.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • Did they resemble the Aztecs in these respects or the West Indians?
  • Extract from : « Introductory American History » by Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • "Say rather an ass, shaved and painted to resemble a zebra," muttered John.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The name was unlucky; and besides, the child did not resemble his family.
  • Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Frequently when found in the egg state they resemble a small puff-ball.
  • Extract from : « The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise » by M. E. Hard
  • The pores become torn so that they resemble the teeth of the Hydnum.
  • Extract from : « The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise » by M. E. Hard

Antonyms for resemble

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