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1. resemble

verb. ['rɪˈzɛmbəl, riːˈzɛmbəl'] appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to.

Synonyms

  • match
  • jibe
  • take after
  • recall
  • check
  • approximate
  • echo
  • imitate
  • fit
  • agree
  • come close
  • gibe
  • look like
  • correspond
  • come to life

Antonyms

  • differ
  • fall back
  • unearned run
  • earned run

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Words that Rhyme with Resemble

  • disassemble
  • reassemble
  • dissemble
  • tremble
  • assemble
  • pemble
  • kemble
  • kembel

Example sentences of the word resemble


1. Noun, singular or mass
These fish resemble tiny stingrays and rasp algae off surfaces like real plecos.

2. Adjective
As members of the Equidae family, donkeys closely resemble horses and zebras.

3. Verb, base form
The 1-by-4 framing should resemble a step ladder, with two leg extensions at the bottom of each board.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As the name suggests, these mushrooms resemble a turkey's tail and have a velvety soft cap surface.

Quotes containing the word resemble


1. If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.You leave the same impression Of something beautiful, but annihilating.
- Sylvia Plath, Ariel: The Restored Edition

2. If one wanted to depict the whole thing graphically, every episode, with its climax, would require a three-dimensional, or, rather, no model: every experience is unrepeatable. What makes lovemaking and reading resemble each other most is that within both of them times and spaces open, different from measurable time and space.
- Italo Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

3. One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement.
- Edgar Degas

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