Definition of resemblance in English:


Line breaks: re¦sem|blance
Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɛmbl(ə)ns


[mass noun]



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  • His reason for placing identity in the second group is that objects which are perfectly resemblant may still be numerically different if they do not coincide in both space and time.
  • He then turns to icons (where a ‘real metaphor is specified by powerful materials or resemblant elements’) and effigies; and he uses those ideas to open a meditation on iconoclasm, masks, theater, character, and comedy.
  • They are designed in order to get the most resemblant analogue audio quality and all of them are engineered, mounted and fully tested in our factory.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from the verb resembler (see resemble).

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