Need another word that means the same as “resemble”? Find 10 synonyms and 30 related words for “resemble” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Resemble” are: look like, be similar to, be like, bear a resemblance to, remind one of, put one in mind of, take after, favour, have a look of, make one think of
Resemble as a Verb
Definitions of "Resemble" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “resemble” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Have a similar appearance to or qualities in common with (someone or something); look or seem like.
- Appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to.
Synonyms of "Resemble" as a verb (10 Words)
|be like||Have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun.|
|be similar to||Be priced at.|
|bear a resemblance to||Support or hold in a certain manner.|
|favour||Treat gently or carefully.|
She s pretty and she favours you.
|have a look of||Have sex with; archaic use.|
|look like||Be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to.|
|make one think of||Calculate as being.|
|put one in mind of||Cause (someone) to undergo something.|
|remind one of||Assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.|
|take after||Get into one’s hands, take physically.|
Usage Examples of "Resemble" as a verb
- They resembled each other closely.
- This paper resembles my own work.
- Some people resemble their dogs.
- She resembles her mother very much.
Associations of "Resemble" (30 Words)
|camouflage||Clothing or materials used as camouflage.|
On the trenches were pieces of turf which served for camouflage.
|conceal||Prevent from being seen or discovered.|
A line of sand dunes concealed the distant sea.
|copy||Send a copy of a letter or an email to a third party.|
Copy the genetic information.
|dainty||Affectedly dainty or refined.|
A dainty dish to set before a kind.
|disguise||The concealing of one’s true intentions or feelings.|
We disguised our faces before robbing the bank.
|ditto||The same thing again used in lists and accounts and often indicated by a ditto mark under the word or figure to be repeated.|
The next speaker dittoed her argument.
|duplicate||Duplicate or match.|
He made a duplicate for the files.
|echo||Ring or echo with sound.|
Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man.
Most rulers wished to emulate Alexander the Great.
|equalize||Compensate; make the score equal.|
Britain is required to equalize pension rights between men and women.
|facsimile||Send something via a facsimile machine.|
A facsimile of the manuscript.
|fax||A machine for transmitting and receiving faxes.|
The equipment consists of four word processors a fax and a photocopier.
|imitate||Reproduce someone’s behavior or looks.|
Synthetic fabrics can now imitate everything from silk to rubber.
|imitator||Someone who copies the behaviour or actions of another.|
The show s success has sparked off many imitators.
|likeness||Similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things.|
The only known likeness of Dorothy as a young woman.
|mask||Cover the face with a mask.|
Mask off doors and cupboards with sheets of plastic.
|mimesis||The deliberate imitation of the behaviour of one group of people by another group as a factor in social change.|
Culture is organized in terms of mimesis and desire.
|mimetic||Relating to, constituting, or habitually practising mimesis.|
The mimetic presentation of images.
|mimic||An animal or plant that mimics another.|
Tiger beetles are mimicked by grasshoppers.
|mimicry||The act of mimicking; imitative behavior.|
The word was spoken with gently teasing mimicry.
|replica||A duplicate of an original artistic work.|
A replica of the Empire State Building.
|replicate||Make an exact copy of; reproduce.|
He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick.
|replication||A plaintiff’s reply to the defendant’s plea.|
|reproduce||(of an organism) produce offspring by a sexual or asexual process.|
His works are reproduced on postcards and posters.
|same||Same in identity.|
The village stayed the same.
|similar||Having the same or similar characteristics.|
He was one of those whose similar you never meet.
|somewhat||To a moderate extent or by a moderate amount; rather.|
Matters have improved somewhat since then.
|symmetrical||Having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts.|
The shape of a hill smooth and symmetrical.
|triplicate||Make three copies of; multiply by three.|
The triplicate of a letter to the Governor.