semblable

adjective
sem·​bla·​ble | \ ˈsem-blə-bəl How to pronounce semblable (audio) \

Definition of semblable

 (Entry 1 of 2)

semblable

noun

Definition of semblable (Entry 2 of 2)

1 archaic : something similar : like
2 : one that is like oneself : one's fellow

Other Words from semblable

Adjective

semblably \ ˈsem-​blə-​blē How to pronounce semblable (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of semblable

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for semblable

Adjective

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from sembler to be like, seem

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“Semblable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semblable. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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