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likelihood | likeliness | likely | likely to | liken | likeness | likening | likerous | likerousness | likewise | likin

likeness

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Noun
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like=ness
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10 in 9 verses (in OT : 5 in 5 verses) (in NT : 5 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

likenessn. [AS. gelīcnes.].
  •  The state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Appearance or form; guise.  [1913 Webster]
    "An enemy in the likeness of a friend."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which closely resembles; a portrait.  [1913 Webster]
    "[How he looked] the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A comparison; parable; proverb.  [1913 Webster]
    "He said to them, Soothly ye shall say to me this likeness, Leech, heal thyself."
Syn. -- Similarity; parallel; similitude; representation; portrait; effigy.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

likeness, n.
1 (foll. by between, to) resemblance.
2 (foll. by of) a semblance or guise (in the likeness of a ghost).
3 a portrait or representation (is a good likeness).

Etymology
OE geliknes (as LIKE(1), -NESS)

THESAURUS

likeness

abstract, abstraction, accordance, affinity, agreement, alikeness, alliance, ally, altarpiece, alter ego, analogon, analogousness, analogue, analogy, angle, aping, appearance, approach, approximation, aspect, assimilation, associate, balance, block print, brother, certified copy, close copy, close match, closeness, coequality, coextension, cognate, collage, color print, community, companion, comparability, comparableness, comparison, complement, configuration, conformity, congenator, congener, coordinate, copy, copying, correlate, correlative, correspondence, correspondent, counterfeit, counterpart, cyclorama, daub, dead ringer, diptych, double, drawing, duplicate, ectype, effect, effigy, eidolon, engraving, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency, equivalent, evenness, exact likeness, face, facet, facsimile, fair copy, faithful copy, fake, fashion, feature, fellow, figure, forgery, form, fresco, gestalt, guise, icon, identity, idol, ikon, illumination, illustration, image, imago, imitation, impression, justice, kindred spirit, levelness, light, like, likening, lineaments, living image, living picture, look, manner, match, mate, metaphor, mimicking, miniature, mirroring, model, montage, mosaic, mural, near duplicate, nearness, obverse, painting, panorama, par, parallel, parallelism, parity, pasticcio, pastiche, pendant, phase, phasis, phony, photograph, picture, poise, portrait, print, proportion, reciprocal, reference, reflection, regard, replica, representation, reproduction, resemblance, respect, rubbing, sameness, sculpture, second self, seeming, semblance, shadow, shape, side, similarity, simile, similitude, simulacrum, simulation, sister, slant, soul mate, spit and image, spitting image, stained glass window, statue, statuette, stencil, still life, style, such, suchlike, symmetry, tableau, tally, tapestry, the like of, the likes of, total effect, trace, tracing, triptych, twin, twist, uniformity, very image, very picture, view, viewpoint, wall painting, wise

ROGET THESAURUS

likeness

Similarity

N similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance, affinity, approximation, parallelism, agreement, analogy, analogicalness, correspondence, homoiousia, parity, connaturalness, connaturality, brotherhood, family likeness, alliteration, rhyme, pun, repetition, sameness, uniformity, isogamy, analogue, the like, match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister, one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum, Arcades ambo, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne, gens de meme famille, parallel, simile, type, image, photograph, close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance, similar, resembling, like, alike, twin, analogous, analogical, parallel, of a piece, such as, so, homoiousian, connatural, congener, allied to, akin to, approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like, a show of, mock, pseudo, simulating, representing, exact, lifelike, faithful, true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of, for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau, as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare, instar omnium, cast in the same mold, ridiculously like, as if, so to speak, as it were, as if it were, quasi, just as, veluti in speculum, et sic de similibus, tel maitre tel valet, tel pere tel fils, like master, like servant, like father, like son, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, a chip off the old block.

Copy

N copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness, image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, photo offset, electrotype, imitation, model, representation, adumbration, study, portrait, resemblance, duplicate, reproduction, cast, tracing, reflex, reflexion, reflection, shadow, echo, transcript, transcription, recording, scan, chip off the old block, reprint, new printing, rechauffe, apograph, fair copy, parody, caricature, burlesque, travesty, travestie, paraphrase, derivative, derivation, modification, expansion, extension, revision, second edition, servile copy, servile imitation, plagiarism, counterfeit, fake, pasticcio, faithful, lifelike, close, conscientious, unoriginal, imitative, derivative.

Representation

N representation, representment, imitation, illustration, delineation, depictment, imagery, portraiture, iconography, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, cinematography, radiography, autoradiography, fluorography, sciagraphy, personation, personification, impersonation, drama, picture, photo, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, X-ray photo, movie film, movie, tracing, scan, TV image, video image, image file, graphics, computer graphics, televideo, closed-circuit TV, copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, represent, representing, representative, illustrative, represented, imitative, figurative, iconic, like, graphic, cinquecento quattrocento, trecento.

VB copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, V, represent, delineate, depict, depicture, portray, take a likeness, catch a likeness, hit off, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, figure, shadow forth, shadow out, adumbrate, body forth, describe, trace, copy, mold, dress up, illustrate, symbolize, paint, carve, engrave, personate, personify, impersonate, assume a character, pose as, act, play, mimic, hold the mirror up to nature.


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