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resemblance

re·sem·blance

resemblance

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zem blns
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state or fact of showing similarity or likeness.
The resemblance of the two boys was so striking that it was clear that they were related.
 
synonyms:
affinity, likeness, similarity, similitude
antonyms:
difference, dissimilarity
similar words:
analogy, identity, imitation, semblance
definition 2: a particular point of similarity or likeness.
The two novels have several resemblances although their endings are quite different.
synonyms:
identity, similarity
antonyms:
difference, dissimilarity, distinction
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