Definitions of resemblance

  1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A comparison; a simile. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Probability; verisimilitude. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Likeness; similarity of outward appearance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Likeness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. State of being like; likeness; similitude; something similar; similarity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Likeness; state of having similar external form or structure; image; similarity. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for resemblance

  1. As he turned with a beating heart from this silent proof of affection, he was startled by the sudden and almost living resemblance to Constance, which struck upon him in a full- length picture opposite- the picture of her father. – Godolphin, Volume 2. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. My master thinks it a wonderful resemblance sir,- not of what he is now, of course; but that was taken fifteen years ago or more. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever