Resemble Re*sem"ble (r?-z?m"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Resembled (-b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Resembling (-bl?ng).] [F. ressembler; pref. re- re- + sembler to seem, resemble, fr. L. similare, simulare, to imitate, fr. similis like, similar. See Similar.] 1. To be like or similar to; to bear the similitude of, either in appearance or qualities; as, these brothers resemble each other. We will resemble you in that. --Shak. 2. To liken; to compare; to represent as like. [Obs.] The other . . . He did resemble to his lady bright. --Spenser. 3. To counterfeit; to imitate. [Obs.] ``They can so well resemble man's speech.'' --Holland. 4. To cause to imitate or be like. [R.] --H. Bushnell.