resemble


resemble

verb (used with object), re·sem·bled, re·sem·bling.

  1. to be like or similar to.
  2. Archaic. to liken or compare.

verb

  1. (tr) to possess some similarity to; be like
v.

mid-14c., from Old French resembler “belike” (12c., Modern French ressemble), from re-, intensive prefix, + sembler “to appear, to seem, be like,” from Latin simulare “to copy” (see similar (adj.)). Related: Resembled; resembling.

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