HyperDic: resemble

English > 1 sense of the word resemble:
VERBstativeresembleappear like
resemble > pronunciation
Soundsrihzeh'mbahl; riyzeh'mbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > resemble: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningAppear like; be similar or bear a likeness to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "She resembles her mother very much"
  • "This paper resembles my own work"
Narrowerapproximate, come closeBe close or similar
come to lifeBe lifelike, as of a painting
echo, recallCall to mind
imitateAppear like, as in behavior or appearance
look likebear a physical resemblance to
take afterBe similar to a relative
Broadermatch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
Spanishasemejar, parecerse a, parecerse, se asemejan a, semejar
Catalanassemblar-se, semblar
Nounsresemblancesimilarity in appearance or external or superficial details

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