Likeness meaning

līknĭs
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The state, quality, or fact of being like; resemblance.
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A similar appearance; a semblance.
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A pictorial, graphic, or sculptured representation of something; an image.
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The state or quality of being like; similarity.
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Something that is like; copy, portrait, etc.
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The state or quality of being like or alike; similitude; resemblance; similarity.
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Appearance or form; guise.

An enemy in the likeness of a friend.

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That which closely resembles; a portrait.

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

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(archaic) To depict.
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(the same) Form or shape; semblance.

Zeus appeared in the likeness of a swan.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
likeness
Plural:
likenesses

Origin of likeness

  • like +"Ž -ness; from Old English licnes, a shortening of gelicness. The verb is derived from the noun.

    From Wiktionary