I had bought the device at Rite-Aid precisely because it resembled a cigarette.
The office politics of The New York Times have often resembled a combination of the Kremlin and the Vatican.
Dresses that resembled tapestries from the front often laced up the back in a manner that hinted at rock-and-roll youthfulness.
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.