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resembling


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resemble  \Re*sem"ble\  (r?-z?m"b'l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Resembled}  (-b'ld);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Resembling}  (-bl?ng).] 
  [F.  ressembler;  pref.  re-  re-  +  sembler  to  seem,  resemble, 
  fr  L.  similare  simulare,  to  imitate,  fr  similis  like 
  similar.  See  {Similar}.] 
  1.  To  be  like  or  similar  to  to  bear  the  similitude  of 
  either  in  appearance  or  qualities;  as  these  brothers 
  resemble  each  other 
 
  We  will  resemble  you  in  that  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  liken;  to  compare;  to  represent  as  like  [Obs.] 
 
  The  other  .  .  .  He  did  resemble  to  his  lady  bright. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  3.  To  counterfeit;  to  imitate.  [Obs.]  ``They  can  so  well 
  resemble  man's  speech.''  --Holland. 
 
  4.  To  cause  to  imitate  or  be  like  [R.]  --H.  Bushnell. 




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