Definition of resemble
1 : to be like or similar to he resembles his father
2 archaic : to represent as like
Examples of resemble in a sentence
He strongly resembles his father in appearance and in temperament.
Terrier dogs closely resemble each other.
Recent Examples of resemble from the web
A Way Forward American Airlines has not had any previous issues, but the case resembles a 2013 battle between Twin Hill and 164 Alaska Airlines flight attendants who made similar complaints about their uniforms.
A new Kansas congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move resembling a sneeze during a photo shoot with House Speaker Paul Ryan after the House swearing-in ceremony in Washington.
Meanwhile, in Ala Moana Center’s Ewa Wing, the David Yurman boutique is home to the jewelry designer’s fall Supernova collection, with an array of designs that resemble the bloom of exploding fireworks or sparklers.
The splotches were pure white and resembled kaleidoscopic images.
Ingredients can range from peanut to coconut to vegetables such as tomato, onion and beet, and the finished product — which can be cooked or raw — often resembles what Americans consider a relish.
There were 36 condo sales at 56 Leonard St., an 821-foot-tall Tribeca skyscraper, with protruding balconies that resemble a series of stacked boxes, which opened in May.
As Metro’s SafeTrack maintenance blitz enters its second phase, the transit agency is gearing up to launch a new social-media strategy resembling that of airlines — with two-way dialogue and staff dedicated to fielding customer complaints.
This new type of poll tax seemed to foreordain fewer African Americans at the polls, not more, and thus an election that did not resemble 2008 so much as all the elections before it, elections wherein white demography proved to be American destiny.
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Origin and Etymology of resemble
Middle English, from Anglo-French resembler, from re- + sembler to be like, seem, from Latin similare to copy, from similis like — more at same
First Known Use: 14th century
RESEMBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of resemble for English Language Learners
: to look or be like (someone or something)
RESEMBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of resemble for Students
: to be like or similar to This house resembles mine.
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