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
Even though his sale of the Panthers is final, Jerry Richardson's likeness will linger—in the form of his massive statue, which will, in fact, remain in front of the stadium.
But the statue's likeness to JFK is just a coincidence, said NAU spokeswoman Kim Ott.
And the ability to use digital wizardry to manipulate performances has proven too tantalizing for filmmakers to resist, despite the ethical concerns raised about conjuring a performer's likeness posthumously.
The dining room would also feature Robbins’s likeness—above dinners of asparagus and roast chicken, elegant swags of string lights crisscrossed, and Robbins’s photos were printed on banners suspended in the atrium.
Also there's this: Barack and Michelle's likenesses aren't dreadfully boring.
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In her angelic likeness of Nur, Ms. Lal neglects only the nimbus.
And the famed matryoshka dolls are hand-painted with his likeness.
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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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