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Synonyms of 'likeness'

(noun) 
Definition
resemblance
These stories have a startling likeness to one another.
Synonyms
resemblance
There was a remarkable resemblance between them.
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similarity
the astonishing similarity between my brother and my eldest son
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correspondence
correspondences between Eastern religions and Christianity
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affinity
The two plots share certain obvious affinities.
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similitude
(noun) 
Definition
portrait
The museum displays wax likenesses of every U.S. president.
Synonyms
portrait
oversize portraits of royal ancestors
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picture
drawing a small picture with coloured chalks
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model
an architect's model of a wooden house
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image
The boy is the image of his father.
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photograph
He wants to take some photographs of the house.
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copy
Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
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representation
a life-like representation of Christ
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reproduction
a reproduction of a religious painting
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replica
It was a replica, for display only.
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depiction
The vase has a depiction of a man playing a lyre.
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facsimile
This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
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effigy
An effigy was being burned in the town square.
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delineation
His razor-sharp delineation of ordinary life.
(noun) 
Definition
an imitative appearance
a disservice in the likeness of a favour
Synonyms
appearance
They gave the appearance of being on both sides.
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form
The rejoicing took the form of exuberant masquerades.
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guise
He claimed the Devil had appeared to him in the guise of a goat.
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semblance
They had nursed Peter back to some semblance of health.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of affinity
Definition
a close similarity in appearance, structure, or quality
The two plots share certain obvious affinities.
in the sense of copy
Definition
a thing made to look exactly like another
Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
Synonyms
carbon copy (old-fashioned),
fax (old-fashioned),
Xerox (old-fashioned),
transcription,
replication,
Photostat (old-fashioned)
in the sense of correspondence
Definition
relationship or similarity
correspondences between Eastern religions and Christianity
Synonyms

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