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Meaning of RESEMBLANCE

Pronunciation:  ree'zembluns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
 

RESEMBLANCE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: affinity, alikeness, likeness, mutual resemblance, similitude

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sem"blance\ (-blans), n. [Cf. F. ressemblance.
See {Resemble}.]
1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude;
   similarity.

         One main end of poetry and painting is to please;
         they bear a great resemblance to each other.
                                               --Dryden.

2. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a
   likeness.

         These sensible things, which religion hath allowed,
         are resemblances formed according to things
         spiritual.                            --Hooker.

3. A comparison; a simile. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

4. Probability; verisimilitude. [Obs.] --Shak.

Syn: Likeness; similarity; similitude; semblance;
     representation; image.

 

 

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