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
Now, Ride and three other women who were NASA pioneers are being honored with their own Lego likenesses.
No student is ever seen sporting a T-shirt with a chic Reinhard Heydrich likeness emblazoned across the front.
That’s a better likeness for Omata than a vinyl-record player or even a wristwatch.
His likeness stands behind a statue of Abraham Lincoln, who led the country through the Civil War.
In addition to taking the rights to the Playboy brand and iconic bunny head logo, the buyer got the license to Hefner's name, signature, and even his own likeness.
Highlighted by Ed O'Bannon's recent court victory in his case over the unlicensed use of players' names, images and likenesses, these legal challenges have led to improved benefits for NCAA athletes.
Models including Kaia Gerber, Bella Hadid, and Charlotte Free walked out wearing or carrying pieces bearing My Little Pony's likeness: sweater dresses, T-shirts, crossbody bags, and more—all of which are available for purchase on Moschino's website.
Aaliyah’s legacy has lived on, with her followers creating art from her likeness and decrying their love of her everlasting bops.
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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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