resemblance noun

ADJ. close, great, marked, remarkable, striking, strong | uncanny | obvious | faint, passing, remote, slight, superficial | physical | family

VERB + RESEMBLANCE bear, have, show The plot of the movie bears more than a passing resemblance to Jane Austen's ‘Emma’. | see I can see the family resemblance.

RESEMBLANCE + VERB end They are both called Nigel, but there the resemblance ends (= they are not similar to each other in any other way).

PREP. ~ between There is a close resemblance between her and her daughter. | ~ to Crocodiles still have a strong resemblance to their long-lost ancestors.

PHRASES a point of resemblance The story has points of resemblance to a Hebrew myth.