Origin of semblableMiddle English from Middle French from sembler: see semblance
- something similar
- Having a resemblance; resembling or like: unfamiliar symbols semblable to religious icons.
- Seeming; apparent.
Origin of semblableMiddle English from Old French from sembler to resemble from Latin simulāre to simulate ; see simulate .
From Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French sembler (“to be like") + -able