Resemblance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈzembləns|  American pronunciation of the word resemblance
Brit.  |rɪˈzɛmbl(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word resemblance

noun

- similarity in appearance or external or superficial details

Examples

He doesn't look exactly like his father, but there is some resemblance.

There is no resemblance between her and her sister.

The resemblance between Susan and her sister was remarkable.

Tina bears a striking resemblance to her mother.

What happens in the film bears little resemblance to what actually happened.

The new version bears little resemblance to the original.

There is a striking resemblance between the girls

There is a striking resemblance between the girls.

...the family resemblance is so strong that the boy is virtually a pint-size facsimile of his father...

She had an uncanny resemblance to someone I had seen before.

...unlettered moviegoers could scarcely imagine how little resemblance the film bore to the novel on which it was supposedly based...

...visitors to the mountain range had long noted that the natural rock formation bore a striking resemblance to the visage of a man...

The resemblance is very close and very strange.

Their newest model bears a close resemblance to (=is very similar to) that of their rival competitor.

The child bore a striking resemblance to his father.

Word forms

noun
singular: resemblance
plural: resemblances
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