resemble

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See also: resemblé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman, Old French resembler, from re- + sembler (to seem), synchronically analyzable as re- +‎ semble.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈzɛmb(ə)l/
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  • Hyphenation: re‧sem‧ble

Verb[edit]

resemble (third-person singular simple present resembles, present participle resembling, simple past and past participle resembled)

  1. (transitive) To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar.
    The twins resemble each other.
  2. (transitive, now rare, archaic) To compare; to regard as similar, to liken.
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To counterfeit; to imitate.
  4. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to imitate or be like; to make similar.

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

resemble

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of resemblar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of resemblar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of resemblar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of resemblar.