Definitions of likeness

  1. similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Appearance or form; guise. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which closely resembles; a portrait. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A comparison; parable; proverb. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Resemblance; similarity; a portrait. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Resemblance: one who resembles another: that which resembles: a portrait or picture: effigy. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Resemblance; portrait; guise. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Resemblance; similarity; a portrait; a picture. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for likeness

  1. There was in other respects some likeness between us; she was certainly not really handsome, but her eyes were magnificent, and her whole countenance was very striking. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  2. Such a likeness does no honour to the man. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps