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semblable

[sem-bluh-buh l] /ˈsɛm blə bəl/
noun
1.
a person or thing that resembles or matches another; counterpart.
2.
Archaic. likeness; resemblance.
adjective, Archaic.
3.
like or similar.
4.
seeming or apparent.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Middle French, equivalent to sembl(er) to seem + -able -able. See semblance
Related forms
semblably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for semblably

semblable

/ˈsɛmbləbəl/
adjective
1.
resembling or similar
2.
apparent rather than real
noun
3.
something that resembles another thing
4.
a resemblance
Derived Forms
semblably, adverb
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from sembler to seem; see semblance
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Word Origin and History for semblably

semblable

adj.

"resembling," late 14c., from Old French semblable (12c.), from sembler "to be like" (see semblance).

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