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RESEM'BLE, verb transitive s as z. [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 8:18.

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.