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
Picking the newest additions to our roster of cartoonish glyphs, from deciding on their appearance to negotiating rules that allow vampires but bar Robert Pattinson's or Dracula's likeness, actually has consequences for modern communication.
Numerous Steelers have been wearing colorful cleats bearing the term and Shazier’s likeness the past couple weeks.
One of the designs features BB-8, whose likeness graces one of ANA's Boeing 777-300ER widebody planes.
In addition to decorating their restaurants in Gudetama imagery, the menu offers a special meal that features Gudetama’s likeness in three separate courses.
The drone stared back down at him, beaming Fandal's likeness onto a television monitor inside a police vehicle 365 feet below.
Phillips had to receive an NCAA waiver to use his likeness on any promotions.
The players argued their names and likenesses helped sell the product – the fantasy sites.
The bronze likeness of former Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Peyton Manning won't be unveiled until 3 p.m. Saturday, but crews were preparing its placement late Thursday night.
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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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