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
Whether the ruins of Abel Beth Maacah held the likeness of Jezebel's husband, her father or some other king, the archaeologists plan to return to the site later this month and keep digging.
Protesters are typically bused in to attend the rallies and given preprinted placards, with balloons for kids and T-shirts bearing the likeness of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei adding to a festival-like atmosphere.
The result is batch after batch of cut-out cookies, which Vargas often makes in the likeness of celebrities (Drake, say, or maybe Donald Glover, or Princess Anna, or Kevin from the Office, or MO’EFFIN PUSHEEN).
On Twitter, fans compared the likeness to former President Jimmy Carter or actor Gary Busey.
The sterling silver Borg-Warner trophy, introduced in 1936, has the likeness of all Indianapolis 500 winners.
Shapiro marveled at the likenesses of jockeys and struck up a conversation, but Peb didn’t understand English.
Could the result be that real-life models and influencers become obsolete, or will their likenesses be frozen in time and replicated ad infinitum?
Commission on College Basketball chair Condoleezza Rice says that college athletes in all sports should be able to profit from their names, images and likenesses.
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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
LIKENESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of likeness for English Language Learners
: a picture of a person
: the quality or state of being alike or similar especially in appearance
LIKENESS Defined for Kids
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