Definition for RE-SEM'BLE

RE-SEM'BLE, v.t. [s as z. Fr. ressembler; It. rassembrare; S. asemejar; Port. assemelhar. See Similar.]

  1. To have the likeness of; to bear the similitude of something, either in form, figure or qualities. One man may resemble another in features; he may resemble a third person in temper or deportment. Each one resembled the children of a king. – Judges viii.
  2. To liken; to compare; to represent as like something else. The torrid parts of Africa are resembled to a libbard's skin, the distance of whose spots represents the dispersed situation of the habitations. – Brerewood.

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