likeness


likeness

noun

  1. a representation, picture, or image, especially a portrait: to draw a good likeness of Churchill.
  2. the state or fact of being like: I can’t get over your likeness to my friend.
  3. the semblance or appearance of something; guise: to assume the likeness of a swan.

noun

  1. the condition of being alike; similarity
  2. a painted, carved, moulded, or graphic image of a person or thing
  3. an imitative appearance; semblance

n.Old English (Northumbrian) licnes “likeness, similarity; figure, statue, image,” shortened from gelicness; see like (adj.) + -ness.

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