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resemble

re·sem·ble

resemble

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zem bl
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: resembled, resembles, resembling
definition: to be similar to or to look like.
They both have brown eyes but do not otherwise resemble each other.
synonyms:
take after
similar words:
approximate, copy, correspond to, imitate, match, parallel
Word Parts
The word resemble contains the following part:
sim, semb Latin root that means like, similar