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resemblance


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resemblance  \Re*sem"blance\  (-blans),  n.  [Cf.  F.  ressemblance. 
  See  {Resemble}.] 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  resembling;  likeness;  similitude; 
  similarity. 
 
  One  main  end  of  poetry  and  painting  is  to  please; 
  they  bear  a  great  resemblance  to  each  other 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  That  which  resembles,  or  is  similar;  a  representation;  a 
  likeness. 
 
  These  sensible  things  which  religion  hath  allowed, 
  are  resemblances  formed  according  to  things 
  spiritual.  --Hooker. 
 
  3.  A  comparison;  a  simile.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  4.  Probability;  verisimilitude.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Likeness;  similarity;  similitude;  semblance; 
  representation;  image. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  resemblance 
  n  :  similarity  in  appearance  or  external  or  superficial  details 




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