Definition of semblable in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛmbləb(ə)l


A counterpart or equal to someone: there was Dodge, her semblable, her conspirator
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  • Understood in the neo-Scholastic sense, the mold represents the infinitely reproducible semblables.
  • His self-analysis in paint draws us in as analysts who are also, as Baudelaire would have put it, his semblables, his spiritual kin.


Middle English (as an adjective meaning 'like, similar'): from Old French, from sembler 'seem'.

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