Definition of resemble in English:
- The theory of dogs resembling their owners was put to the test at a fun dog show recently.
- Figures resembling servants often appear along with the flight crews.
- The beets are cut up mechanically into slices in machines resembling giant food processors.
similar from (late 16th century):
This was also originally a term in anatomy meaning ‘homogeneous’. It comes from Latin similis ‘like’. The literary device simile for drawing comparisons (Late Middle English) is from the same source; as are simulate (mid 17th century), resemble (Middle English), and semblance (Middle English).
resembler noun ( rare )
- Example sentences
- This emerged as a resembler of the previous legal arrangements.
- Possibly there may come some resembler of Masih who may be buried near the mausoleum of the Prophet.
- I saw the French king (Louis XIV) with greater pleasure as the friend and resembler of my own royal patron.
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