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
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.
Her likeness was on a bingo card at a fall festival, so people purposely looked for her.
The first official photos from the FX drama were published by Entertainment Weekly today, featuring the stars in the eerie likeness of their real-life counterparts.
This run features a likeness of Trump as Caesar and, much like every production of Julius Caesar for the last 400 years, involved Caesar getting stabbed to death.
The ring presented on Friday night has the likeness of the Patriots' five Lombardi Trophies on it.
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.
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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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