Complete Definition of "likeness"

English

Etymology
From OE. licnes shortening of gelicness.

Noun
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  1. The state or quality of being like or alike; similitude; resemblance; similarity.
  2. Appearance or form; guise.

#: An enemy in the likeness of a friend.

  1. That which closely resembles; a portrait.

#: How he looked, the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine.

Quotations
RQ:Authorized Version Genesis, I, 26

Synonyms
similarity

Related terms
like

See also
copy
portrait
analogy

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