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
The Argentine soccer superstar, whom many consider the game's greatest player ever, on Thursday announced a deal with Spanish and Chinese partners to create a theme park in Nanjing, China dedicated to his own likeness and achievements on the field.
Now, the sophomore album from his band Bleachers, by scattering enormous pinatas created in his likeness around New York City, each hiding a USB drive containing songs from the group's second album.
We’re all created in the image and likeness of God.
What did Barron Trump do to Kathy Griffin and Tyler Shields to deserve an image of his father's bloodied decapitated likeness being posted worldwide?
The Obama family occasionally has fired a warning shot over businesses trying to capitalize on their names and likenesses.
Teams also have tried to take advantage of the lucrative rights to players’ likenesses.
Harington understands that his likeness will be mass-produced and hawked while the suits still have the chance to make a buck.
Since Florida appears unlikely to confirm a winner before the NEXT presidential election, the Washington Mint — which issues a silver commemorative coin bearing the likeness of the new president — has decided to hedge its bets.
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Before 12th Century
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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