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Definition of "resemble" []

  • To exhibit similarity or likeness to. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resemble" in a sentence
  • "And while Locke claims our ideas of primary qualities resemble the primary qualities in objects, and the ideas of secondary qualities do not resemble their causes in the object, what does ˜resemble™ mean in this context?"
  • "The three populations I most resemble from a genetic perspective (besides other Ashkenazic Jews, and, I assume, likely Sephardic Jews as well) are Druze, Bedouin, and Palestinian."
  • "DM: Unfortunately, the only celebrity I resemble is Anthony Edwards (formerly Dr. Mark Green on ER)."