- Resemble is defined as to look like something or someone else or to have similar features as something or someone else.
When you look sort of like a celebrity, this is an example of a situation where you resemble a celebrity.
transitive verbre·sem·bled, re·sem·bling, re·sem·bles
Origin of resembleMiddle English resemblen, from Old French resembler : re-, re- + sembler, to appear (from Latin simulāre, to imitate, from similis, like; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots).
(third-person singular simple present resembles, present participle resembling, simple past and past participle resembled)