verb (used with object), re·sem·bled, re·sem·bling.
Origin of resemble
Examples from the Web for resemble
A tense commute to work in Houston will start to resemble a tense commute in Boston or New York City.
What it did not resemble was any other bookstore in the nation.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this is where the plague outbreak does resemble Ebola—as a grim reminder of the consequences of our global interconnectedness.
After a few hundred years, these voices start to resemble doomsday cultists—the end is often heralded but never delivered.Why Are Millennials Unfriending Organized Religion?|Vlad Chituc|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The HL Tauri system we see today may not resemble the final form it takes after a few more million years.
The teeth, and indeed the whole contour, resemble those of the squirrel.Oregon and Eldorado|Thomas Bulfinch
In effect, the youth of Paris resemble the youth of no other town.The Thirteen|Honore de Balzac
Angry persons are often compared to the tiger; and certainly they resemble furious wild beasts.History of Beasts|Unknown
In no respect did he resemble his father, who was delicate in manner and in speech.For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
And it implies, secondly, that others would be so born afterwards, so that our risen bodies will resemble His.The Truth of Christianity|William Harry Turton
British Dictionary definitions for resemble
Word Origin for resemble
Word Origin and History for resemble
mid-14c., from Old French resembler "belike" (12c., Modern French ressemble), from re-, intensive prefix, + sembler "to appear, to seem, be like," from Latin simulare "to copy" (see similar (adj.)). Related: Resembled; resembling.