Meaning of LIKENESS
|Pronunciation: || ||'lIknis|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [n] picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
- [n] similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
LIKENESS is a 8 letter word that starts with L.
| ||Synonyms:|| ||alikeness, semblance, similitude|
| ||Antonyms:|| ||dissimilitude, unlikeness|
| ||See Also:|| ||comparability, compare, comparison, equivalence, icon, Identikit, Identikit picture, ikon, image, mirror image, picture, portrait, portrayal, reflection, reflexion, resemblance, similarity, spitting image|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
| ||Definition:|| |
\Like"ness\, n. [AS. gel[=i]cnes.]
1. The state or quality of being like; similitude;
resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to
the other is remarkable.
2. Appearance or form; guise.
An enemy in the likeness of a friend. --L'Estrange.
3. That which closely resembles; a portrait.
[How he looked] the likenesses of him which still
remain enable us to imagine. --Macaulay.
4. A comparison; parable; proverb. [Obs.]
He said to them, Soothly ye shall say to me this
likeness, Leech, heal thyself. --Wyclif (Luke
Syn: Similarity; parallel; similitude; representation;
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