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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Resemble \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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She
resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
53 Moby Thesaurus words for "resemble":
admit of comparison, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, be,
be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of,
bear resemblance, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, come close,
come near, come up to, compare, compare to, compare with, copy,
correspond, correspond to, counterfeit, evoke, favor, feature,
follow, imitate, look like, match, match up with, measure up to,
mimic, mirror, near, nearly reproduce, not compare with,
not tell apart, parallel, partake of, remind one of, rival,
savor of, seem like, simulate, smack of, sound like, stack up with,
suggest, take after, vie, vie with
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