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Definition of Resemblance

Resemblance

  1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity.
  2. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
  3. A comparison; a simile.
  4. Probability; verisimilitude.

Resemblance Quotations

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan

All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
Jean Cocteau

Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Ambrose Bierce

Tel Aviv is new, built on the sand dunes north of Jaffa in the 1890s, about the same time Miami was founded. The cities bear a resemblance in size, site, climate, and architecture, which ranges from the bland to the fancifully bland.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Resemblance Translations

resemblance in Dutch is gelijkenis, overeenkomst
resemblance in French is ressemblance
resemblance in Spanish is parecido
resemblance in Swedish is likhet

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