What economists call assortive mating—the tendency to marry someone you resemble—is on the rise.
The North and South have come to resemble a couple who, although married, dream very different dreams.
Forgeries are works made deliberately to resemble the real thing.
mid-14c., from Old French resembler "belike" (12c., Modern French ressemble), from re-, intensive prefix, + sembler "to appear, to seem, be like," from Latin simulare "to copy" (see similar (adj.)). Related: Resembled; resembling.