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
Several others have drawn admiration for their impeccable likenesses.
The FCA declined to comment on the fee to use his likeness.
Their likenesses were put into a green park on the bank of a lake, the Cihu Memorial Statues Park.
But loving one’s neighbors because they are created in the image and likeness of God doesn’t necessarily mean affirming their lifestyle.
In the past, plenty of celebrities have been able to successfully sue creators for using their likeness in particular projects.
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.
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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
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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