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Webster 1913 Edition


Semblance

Sem′blance

,
Noun.
[F. See
Semblable
,
Adj.
]
1.
Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
Thier
semblance
kind, and mild their gestures were.
Fairfax.
2.
Likeness; resemblance, actual or apparent; similitude;
as, the
semblance
of worth;
semblance
of virtue
.
Only
semblances
or imitations of shells.
Woodward.

Webster 1828 Edition


Semblance

SEM'BLANCE

, n.
1. Likeness; resemblance; actual similitude; as the semblance of worth; semblance of virtue.
The semblance and initations of shells. Woodward.
2. Appearance; show; figure; form.
Their semblance kind, and mild their gestures where. Fairfax.

Definition 2021


semblance

semblance

English

Alternative forms

Noun

semblance (countable and uncountable, plural semblances)

  1. likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
  2. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.

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External links

  • semblance in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • semblance in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911