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Synonyms for semblance
ˈsɛm blənssem·blance

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. semblance

    Analogy is specifically a resemblance of relations; a resemblance that may be reasoned from, so that from the likeness in certain respects we may infer that other and perhaps deeper relations exist. Affinity is a mutual attraction with or without seeming likeness; as, the affinity of iron for oxygen. Coincidence is complete agreement in some one or more respects; there may be a coincidence in time of most dissimilar events. Parity of reasoning is said of an argument equally conclusive on subjects not strictly analogous. Similitude is a rhetorical comparison of one thing to another with which it has some points in common. Resemblance and similarity are external or superficial, and may involve no deeper relation; as, the resemblance of a cloud to a distant mountain. Compare ALLEGORY.

    Synonyms:
    affinity, analogy, coincidence, comparison, likeness, parity, proportion, relation, resemblance, similarity, simile, similitude

    Antonyms:
    disagreement, disproportion, dissimilarity, incongruity, unlikeness

    Preposition:
    The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. semblance

    Synonyms:
    seeming, appearance, form, show, likeness, mien, aspect, bearing, similitude

    Antonyms:
    unlikeness, disparity, difference, contrariety, dissimilitude

Princeton's WordNet

  1. semblance, gloss, color, colournoun

    an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

    "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"

    Synonyms:
    coloring, colouring, illusion, coloring material, polish, glossary, people of colour, vividness, colour, colouring material, color, glossiness, likeness, coloration, colouration, rubric, gloss, burnish, people of color

  2. illusion, semblancenoun

    an erroneous mental representation

    Synonyms:
    deception, legerdemain, fantasy, trick, illusion, delusion, phantasy, magic trick, thaumaturgy, head game, color, fancy, likeness, colour, magic, gloss, conjuration, conjuring trick

  3. likeness, semblancenoun

    picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing

    Synonyms:
    gloss, alikeness, similitude, illusion, colour, color, likeness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. semblancenoun

    Synonyms:
    likeness, resemblance, similitude

  2. semblancenoun

    Synonyms:
    show, appearance, seeming, figure, form

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "semblance":

    appearance, guise, veneer

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How to use semblance in a sentence?

  1. Chemi Shalev:

    Trump is genuinely interested in making peace. He's been very consistent about that. I think he sees it as a personal challenge, and he had to get over bad relations with Gulf countries, especially Saudi Arabia, and part of that is that the Saudis have made it clear to him that if he's thinking of creating (a regional) anti-Iranian bloc, at least part of that has to be a semblance of a peace process with the Palestinians.

  2. Vanessa Kummer:

    It will take years to get back to any semblance of what we had over in China.

  3. David Schanzer:

    But despite the horrific attacks, the reasons against a large-scale land invasion by U.S. and NATO forces against ISIS in Iraq and Syria remain, such an invasion will deepen the extremist narrative of clash of civilization between the West and Muslims, will insert our militaries into a deep, nasty, and unwinnable civil war, and the invading force will eventually be responsible for reconstructing a semblance of order and governance in (a) chaotic region infected with sectarian divisions.

  4. Laxman Singh Rathore:

    There's a semblance of normality in the forecast that rains would arrive by June 7. In effect, I don't see any impact on sowing or overall agricultural productivity.

  5. Pat Cipollone:

    As for the hearing scheduled for December 4, we cannot fairly be expected to participate in a hearing while the witnesses are yet to be named and while it remains unclear whether the Judiciary Committee will afford the president a fair process through additional hearings, more importantly, an invitation to an academic discussion with law professors does not begin to provide the President with any semblance of a fair process. Accordingly, under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing.

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