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Meaning of RESEMBLE

Pronunciation:  ri'zembul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  appear like; be similar to"She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
 

RESEMBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: agree, approximate, check, come close, come to life, correspond, echo, fit, gibe, imitate, jibe, look like, match, recall, take after, tally

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sem"ble\ (r?-z?m"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Resembled} (-b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Resembling} (-bl?ng).]
[F. ressembler; pref. re- re- + sembler to seem, resemble,
fr. L. similare, simulare, to imitate, fr. similis like,
similar. See {Similar}.]
1. To be like or similar to; to bear the similitude of,
   either in appearance or qualities; as, these brothers
   resemble each other.

         We will resemble you in that.         --Shak.

2. To liken; to compare; to represent as like. [Obs.]

         The other . . . He did resemble to his lady bright.
                                               --Spenser.

3. To counterfeit; to imitate. [Obs.] ``They can so well
   resemble man's speech.'' --Holland.

4. To cause to imitate or be like. [R.] --H. Bushnell.

 

 

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