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semblable

[ sem-bluh-buhl ]
/ ˈsɛm blə bəl /
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noun
a person or thing that resembles or matches another; counterpart.
Archaic. likeness; resemblance.
adjective Archaic.
like or similar.
seeming or apparent.
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Origin of semblable

1325–75; Middle English <Middle French, equivalent to sembl(er) to seem + -able-able. See semblance

OTHER WORDS FROM semblable

sem·bla·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for semblable

semblable
/ (ˈsɛmbləbəl) archaic /

adjective
resembling or similar
apparent rather than real
noun
something that resembles another thing
a resemblance

Derived forms of semblable

semblably, adverb

Word Origin for semblable

C14: from Old French, from sembler to seem; see semblance
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