[ verb ] appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to


"She resembles her mother very much" "This paper resembles my own work"

Used in print

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

I believe that what I do has some effect on his actions and I have learned , in_a_way , to commune with drunks , but certainly my actions seem to resemble more nearly the performance of a rain_dance than the carrying_out of an experiment in physics .

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

It resembles , too , pictures such_as Du^rer and Bruegel did , in which all that looks at_first to be solely pictorial proves on inspection to be also literary , the representation of a proverb , for_example , or a deadly_sin .

`` Gladius_Dei '' ( 1902 ) resembles `` The_Way_to_the_Churchyard '' in its representation of a conflict between light and dark , between `` Life '' and a spirit of criticism , negation , melancholy , but it goes considerably further in characterizing the elements of this conflict .

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

Hence , the flow conditions at the anode of free_burning arcs resemble those near a stagnation point .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

The last thing in_the_world that resembled a war was our line of farmers and storekeepers and mechanics perched on top of a stone_wall , and this dashing rider made us feel a good_deal sharper and more alert to the situation .