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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.

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

    disagreement, disproportion, dissimilarity, incongruity, unlikeness

    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

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

    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"

    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

    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

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. semblancenoun

    likeness, resemblance, similitude

  2. semblancenoun

    show, appearance, seeming, figure, form

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "semblance":

    appearance, guise, veneer

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  1. Carl Takei:

    While accountability for the officer might have led to some semblance of justice, real justice would have been Jacob Blake never being shot in the first place.

  2. Bhaskar Chakravorti:

    We're not just getting information about the public health situation but we are trying to replicate some semblance of business online with their help.

  3. Vanessa Kummer:

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

  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. Rabbi Mendel Cohen:

    The most important things for us is to try and bring some kind of semblance of normality back to their lives, by starting school [and] by starting lessons. we're working on many fronts in order to save and get out as many people as possible.

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