semble

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See also: semblé

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛmbəl/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English semblen, from Old French sembler (to resemble).

Verb[edit]

semble (third-person singular simple present sembles, present participle sembling, simple past and past participle sembled)

  1. (obsolete) To imitate; to make a representation or likeness.
    • 1706, Matthew Prior, An Ode humbly inscrib'd to the queen
      Where sembling art may carve the fair effect.
  2. (law, third-person singular only) It seems; it appears that

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English semble, from Old French semble.

Adjective[edit]

semble (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Like; resembling.
    • 1584, Thomas Hudson, Judith
      name and deede that bare the semble stile

References[edit]

semble in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

semble

  1. inflection of sembler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Adverb[edit]

semble

  1. apparently, seemingly

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sembler (to resemble, seem), compare Haitian Creole sanble.

Verb[edit]

semble

  1. to resemble

References[edit]

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

semble

  1. inflection of semblar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative