Examples of likeness in a Sentence
a stamp bearing the likeness of a president
There's some likeness between them.
There's an uncanny likeness between them.
Recent Examples of likeness from the Web
Now, Ride and three other women who were NASA pioneers are being honored with their own Lego likenesses.
Items—wine, cakes, even salami—bearing the first lady's name or likeness began popping up in her home country as her husband's presidential campaign catapulted the former model onto the world stage.
But on Tuesday night at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, that’s precisely where Sato’s likeness could be found.
Their aim is to create a likeness of each of their teammates.
The lawsuit also claims Subway did not have authorization to use her likeness, or those of the couple’s two children in an advertising campaign promoting Fogle as a family man.
Faces of Hope First United Methodist Church volunteers Paul Lessard and Adam Mayhew are two of the citizens whose likenesses are shown in the church's Faces of Hope mural in the fellowship hall.
As Steven Erlanger reports for The New York Times, Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced plans to erect a likeness of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, a dauntless women's suffrage leader, in the historic square.
Pumpkins carved with the likenesses of past presidents decorated the south entrance of the White House.
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First Known Use of likeness
before 12th century
Synonymsicon (also ikon), illustration, image, picture
Antonymsdifference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinctiveness, distinctness, unlikeness
Related Wordsdelineation, depiction, representation, resemblance, view; portrait; daub, drawing, finger painting; etching, silhouette, sketch, watercolor; caricature, cartoon, doodle; collage, montage, photograph; hieroglyph, hieroglyphic, ideogram, ideograph; pictograph; diagram
Near Antonymsantithesis, converse, opposite, reverse
Synonym Discussion of likeness
- a remarkable likeness to his late father
- some similarity between the two cases
- statements that bear little resemblance to the truth
- two schools of social thought showing points of similitude
- pointed out analogies to past wars
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