verb (used with object), re·sem·bled, re·sem·bling.
Origin of resemble
Examples from the Web for resembling
Congress is now 92 percent Christian, resembling more to a papal enclave than our religiously diverse nation.
At that point, a sphere lit up, resembling the landing of the UFO in E.T., and the overheard lights descended on the stage.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bloom says we ought to think of truth as resembling a scientific hypothesis that helps us hold together our bits of knowledge.
Even when bred in captivity, Leahy said breeding facilities are often horrendous, resembling factory farming.
The next year he published his second book, resembling the first, called Free-Range Chickens.
In both cases the name is derived from the pale yellow colour of electrum, resembling that of amber.
It gave all the indications of a fertile soil, resembling the best hay lands of Massachusetts, which have the same glacial origin.A Report on Washington Territory|William Henry Ruffner
They were laden with provisions, rice, and salted sardines without the heads, resembling those which are found in España.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803|E.H. Blair
It is described as resembling a blue crane, and may possibly have been the Floridus cerulea, or little blue heron.Myths of the Cherokee|James Mooney
Lemmings were plentiful, about twice the size of and resembling the short-tailed field-mouse.True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World|Adolphus W. Greely
Word Origin 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.