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resemble

verb re·sem·ble \ri-ˈzem-bəl\

: to look or be like (someone or something)

re·sem·bledre·sem·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of RESEMBLE

transitive verb
1
:  to be like or similar to <he resembles his father>
2
archaic :  to represent as like
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Examples of RESEMBLE

  1. He strongly resembles his father in appearance and in temperament.
  2. Terrier dogs closely resemble each other.

Origin of RESEMBLE

Middle English, from Anglo-French resembler, from re- + sembler to be like, seem, from Latin similare to copy, from similis like — more at same
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with RESEMBLE

RESEMBLED Defined for Kids

resemble

verb re·sem·ble \ri-ˈzem-bəl\
re·sem·bledre·sem·bling

Definition of RESEMBLE for Kids

:  to be like or similar to <This house resembles mine.>

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