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
Others decided that the statue bears more of a likeness to Lindsay Lohan, Shakira, Kate Hudson, Britney Spears, or Mariah Carey than Beyoncé.
Still, that wouldn’t help the argument from the NCAA and the schools that there is no market for players’ likenesses.
Even if that means that means a sand castle is modeled in his likeness.
No, the great man’s participation is limited to lending his name and likeness to the index the fund will be based on.
Voletta Wallace, the mother of The Notorious B.I.G (neé Christopher Wallace) took to Instagram on Thursday morning to let the world know that the Jenner sisters did not, in fact, have permission to use her late son’s likeness on their product.
Fiona's likeness now graces everything from beer to playing cards, and Curley told Entertainment Weekly that the zoo's director is working on a book about her.
Given this Caesar’s likeness to the president of the United States, many found the production in poor taste.
Her likeness was on a bingo card at a fall festival, so people purposely looked for her.
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First Known Use of likeness
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of likeness
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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