resemble (verb) past tense: resembled LISTEN
Resemble means ‘to be like or similar to.’
- Frances resembles her mother.
- That painting resembles the work of Monet.
- A zebra resembles a horse.
Don't confuse it with
remember: to think of again. Example: “Do you remember your first kiss?”
resemblance: similarity. Example: “Carrie’s resemblance to her sister is amazing!”
In pop culture
Have you ever thought that a cartoon character resembled a real person? Watch this video comparing Disney characters to famous people. Which one is your favorite? (Our favorite is Peter Pan and Justin Bieber!)